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Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

Spring is arriving earlier across the U.S. by an average of three days.

Autumn is on the Move

Autumn is on the Move

If it seems like autumn leaves are taking longer to change color, you're not imagining things. Over the past 25 years, the onset of autumn has shifted.

Top 10 Hardest Hit States of 2011

Top 10 Hardest Hit States of 2011

A look at which states were hit hardest by extreme climate and weather events in 2011.

Maps Show Quarter Million New Yorkers Reside Below Potential Storm Surge Level

Maps Show Quarter Million New Yorkers Reside Below Potential Storm Surge Level

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.

Plants and Climate Change

Plants and Climate Change

A visual look at six plant species that are already being affected by climate change.

Ruthless Tornadoes of 2011

Ruthless Tornadoes of 2011

Photos from one of the worst tornado seasons to ever hit the U.S.

Southwest Drought Predictions

Southwest Drought Predictions

Glen MacDonald, of UCLA, talks about the threat of drought in the Southwest and what it means for water supply.

Drought and Climate in the American West

Drought and Climate in the American West

Lake Mead is at a record low level, a stark symbol of increased water demand and a stubborn drought in the West. Will conditions persist and the reservoir sink farther? Scientist David McGee reveals how he looks for the answers by studying past dry spells.