A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.
As the graphic shows, people cause most wildfires. But lightning-ignited fires burn by far the most territory.
You knew it was warm last month, but today itÃ¢Â€Â™s official: it wasnÃ¢Â€Â™t just warm; it was the warmest March ever recorded in the U.S.
A look at which states were hit hardest by extreme climate and weather events in 2011.
Based on the 2010 Census and Climate Central's map analysis, climate change-related sea level rise has put more New Yorkers at risk of flooding from Hurricane Irene.
Photos from one of the worst tornado seasons to ever hit the U.S.
In 2006, wildfires burned seven million acres in the West, the equivalent area of five of the country's largest national parks.
In a desert state like Nevada, heavy rains promote plant growth but can lead to more wildfires.