May the Force be with you! The arid world of Tatooine and the icy world of Hoth from the Star Wars universe show the importance of atmospheres in a planet’s climate.
Before the end of this century, the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. may bloom a month earlier on average than they do today.
2017 was the third-warmest year on record in the U.S.
Daily record highs are dramatically outpacing daily record lows in the U.S. in the last 20 years.
Globally, 2017 is trending as the second hottest year on record, only behind 2016.
2017 is on track to be the third hottest year on record for the U.S.
Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.
Climate change affects hurricanes by energizing them in a few important ways.