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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.

Increasing Tornado Extremes

Increasing Tornado Extremes

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

Climate Change Increases Grass Pollen Production

Climate Change Increases Grass Pollen Production

Allergy season is getting longer and worse in a warming world with more carbon dioxide.

Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

Increasing greenhouse gases are the overwhelming reason why 2015 will be the hottest year on record.

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

Warm Waters Fuel Hurricane Patricia’s Record Strength

Warm Waters Fuel Hurricane Patricia’s Record Strength

What we know about hurricanes and climate change.

Strong El Niño Brings Warmer Global Temperatures

Strong El Niño Brings Warmer Global Temperatures

Global average temperatures are generally higher in El Niño years vs. La Niña years.

Year-to-Date Temperature Trends

Year-to-Date Temperature Trends

Summer seems to have lasted a little longer in much of the country this year.