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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.

The New Normal: Earth is Getting Hotter

The New Normal: Earth is Getting Hotter

Temperatures we think of as normal are getting warmer.

Increasing Tornado Extremes

Increasing Tornado Extremes

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

Fewer Tornado Days, But More Big Outbreaks

Fewer Tornado Days, But More Big Outbreaks

While there are fewer days each year with tornadoes, on average, the number of days with more than 30 tornadoes is increasing.

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.

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.

U.S. Warming Since the First Earth Day

U.S. Warming Since the First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day in 1970, the average annual temperature in every state has climbed.

Nenana Ice Classic: 100 Years

Nenana Ice Classic: 100 Years

The rapidly warming Arctic is already impacting Alaska, as earlier ice breakups on the Tanana River are more likely.