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More CO2 = More Pollen

More CO2 = More Pollen

Climate change has increased pollen counts and the length of the pollen season, trends that are expected to continue through mid-century.

Winter Olympics in a Warming World

Winter Olympics in a Warming World

If global warming continues unabated, only 6 of the 19 previous host cities could host the Winter Games again by the 2080s.

Climate Change & The Jet Stream

Climate Change & The Jet Stream

As the globe continues to warm, it is already having an effect on the jet stream and corresponding weather patterns.

Autumn is Falling Back

Autumn is Falling Back

Foliage color and timing has been starting later, on average, in a warming world.

2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

Compared with the median ice cover from 1981-2010, 2013's Arctic sea ice loss comes out to approximately 1.74 times the land area of Texas.

Poison Ivy in a Warming World

Poison Ivy in a Warming World

Scientists say increased CO2 emissions are making poison ivy worse.

Significant Events for Spring 2013

Significant Events for Spring 2013

The highlights of NOAA's 2013 Spring climate summary.

Annual Number of Big Wildfires is on the Rise

Annual Number of Big Wildfires is on the Rise

The number of big fires has shot up since 1970, with the largest number occurring during the years with the highest temperatures.