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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

Rising Ocean Temperatures Can Kill Corals

Rising Ocean Temperatures Can Kill Corals

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

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.

Increasing Tornado Extremes

Increasing Tornado Extremes

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

Inland Flooding Threat to Increase by 2050

Inland Flooding Threat to Increase by 2050

A large majority of states will face an increased threat of inland flooding by mid-century.