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Hotter Years, More Fires

Hotter Years, More Fires

The average number of large wildfires burning across the Western U.S. each year has tripled from the 1970s to the 2010s.

2016 Is Blowing Away Global Heat Records

2016 Is Blowing Away Global Heat Records

May 2016 was the 13th consecutive month of record global temperatures

2016 Hurricane Season Preview

2016 Hurricane Season Preview

June 1 marks the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season.

100 Years of Warming at the National Parks

100 Years of Warming at the National Parks

Each of the National Parks faces unique challenges from climate change, including increased heat.

2016 Is Off to a Scorching Start

2016 Is Off to a Scorching Start

April 2016 was the hottest April on record globally.

The New Normal: Earth is Getting Hotter

The New Normal: Earth is Getting Hotter

Temperatures we think of as normal are getting warmer.

Increasing Tornado Extremes

Increasing Tornado Extremes

The monthly variability in the number of tornadoes has been increasing over the past 50 years.

Fewer Tornado Days, But More Big Outbreaks

Fewer Tornado Days, But More Big Outbreaks

While there are fewer days each year with tornadoes, on average, the number of days with more than 30 tornadoes is increasing.