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Climate-Friendly Cars by State

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Climate-Friendly Cars by State

A car’s climate impact depends on three main factors: the efficiency of the car, the distance driven, and in the case of electric and plug-in hybrid cars, how the electricity it uses is generated.

What Makes a Car Climate Friendly?

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What Makes a Car Climate Friendly?

Here's what makes a car climate friendly.

Today’s Emissions, Tomorrow’s Warming

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Today’s Emissions, Tomorrow’s Warming

An examination of how high temperatures throughout the year are projected to rise by the end of the century under two different emissions scenarios.

Rising Ocean Temperatures Can Kill Corals

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Rising Ocean Temperatures Can Kill Corals

Higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere lead to a more acidic ocean.

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

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2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

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Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, drought, wildfires, inland & coastal flooding.

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

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State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

Interactive: Small Modular Reactors - Safe and Cheaper?

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Interactive: Small Modular Reactors - Safe and Cheaper?

For decades, some nuclear engineers have been pushing an alternate technology that they claim could address all the concerns of conventional nuclear reactors. Called Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), these plants,would be inherently cheaper to build and safer to operate than conventional plants.