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Octobers Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

Octobers Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

Even with the big swings of Halloween weather from year to year, Octobers are warming across the U.S.

Frost Free Season is Getting Longer

Frost Free Season is Getting Longer

All regions of the continental U.S. have seen the frost-free season, defined as the stretch between the last below-32°F reading in the spring and the first in the fall, grow longer.

September Arctic Sea Ice

September Arctic Sea Ice

2014's Arctic sea ice minimum isn’t going to be as low as the record set in 2012, but it will be well below the 1981-2010 average.

Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

September marks the end of winter when the sea ice that surrounds Antarctica swells to its maximum extent.

California Drought Intensifies

California Drought Intensifies

The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.

Record Highs vs. Record Lows - Current Cold Stretch in Perspective

Record Highs vs. Record Lows - Current Cold Stretch in Perspective

Record lows are outpacing record highs since last year. This is becoming rarer in a warming world.

Rising CO2 Increases the Size of Poison Ivy Plants

Rising CO2 Increases the Size of Poison Ivy Plants

Better grab your calamine lotion. More CO2 means bigger poison ivy plants.

Tropical Trends - Hurricane’s and Climate Change

Tropical Trends - Hurricane’s and Climate Change

The Power Dissipation Index for hurricanes has been on the rise since 1970, along with sea surface temperatures.