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Climate Change and Fall Foliage

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Climate Change and Fall Foliage

Climate change is altering important elements affecting fall foliage.

Heavy Downpours Causing More Sewage Overflows

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Heavy Downpours Causing More Sewage Overflows

Increases in heavy precipitation will threaten to worsen incidents of sewage overflows, especially in cities with aging sewage infrastructure.

2016’s Arctic Sea Ice Melt Season in 9 Seconds

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2016’s Arctic Sea Ice Melt Season in 9 Seconds

Watch 2016’s Arctic sea ice melt away in seconds.

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Below Average Since 2002

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent Below Average Since 2002

The annual Arctic sea ice minimum extent has been below average every year since 2002.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum is Coming Later

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Arctic Sea Ice Minimum is Coming Later

Climate change has delayed the date of the annual Arctic sea ice minimum.

U.S. Coastal Water Temperature Trends

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U.S. Coastal Water Temperature Trends

Atlantic buoys have warmed 2°-4°F in the last 30 years.

This Map Shows How Warm the Oceans Are Getting

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This Map Shows How Warm the Oceans Are Getting

Large sections of the global oceans have warmed 1°-3°F during the last century.

Category 3+ Hurricanes on the Rise in the Atlantic

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Category 3+ Hurricanes on the Rise in the Atlantic

The average number of major hurricanes has increased in the Atlantic basin since the 1970s.