Several states had one of their hottest years on record in 2017.
Five years after Hurricane Sandy, a Climate Central sea level rise analysis outlines the U.S. populations most at risk from coastal flooding now and by mid-century.
Our report examined intensity and duration of the heaviest runoff events for each state.
Globally, November was the hottest November on record.
With the current El Niño, there is some hope of such an extreme drought easing this winter.
Parts of the West need more than 20 inches of rain to erase the drought.
According to a NOAA release, 2015 had the hottest September on record.
Long term trend of global ocean water temperatures is on the increase.