A car’s climate impact depends on three main factors: the efficiency of the car, the distance driven, and in the case of electric and plug-in hybrid cars, how the electricity it uses is generated.
The frequency of high streamflows has risen over the past 30 years in the Northeast, Ohio Valley, and the Mississippi Valley.
A new Climate Central analysis shows an upward trend in the number of heavy precipitation events in the vast majority of the Lower 48 states since 1950.
The average date of the last spring freeze is shifting earlier in the year, extending the pollen and growing season.
Wind energy is powering a job boom across the U.S.
An increase in wind power is slowing the increase of CO2 into the atmosphere.
Wind, especially in Texas and the Plains, is helping power the U.S.
Climate change is causing leaves to emerge earlier in the year. See how far ahead they are this year.