Research Section
  • Research

Research from Climate Central's Scientists and Journalists

When it Rains it Pours, and Sewage Hits the Fan

When it Rains it Pours, and Sewage Hits the Fan

Increasing heavy downpours, fueled by climate change, cause millions of gallons of sewage overflows nationwide.

The Future of National Parks is Going to be a Lot Hotter

The Future of National Parks is Going to be a Lot Hotter

National Parks' physical boundaries might not change, but their climate boundaries will as the world warms.

Stagnant Air on the Rise, Upping Ozone Risk

Stagnant Air on the Rise, Upping Ozone Risk

Hot weather can trigger high levels of air pollution that can have health consequences for millions of Americans.

More Mosquito Days Increasing Zika Risk in U.S.

More Mosquito Days Increasing Zika Risk in U.S.

The risk of mosquito-borne diseases, like Zika, is becoming more prevalent as our mosquito season gets longer.

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming

The Hottest Cities in U.S. vs. the Fastest Warming

Scorching summer temperatures are exactly what we should expect in a warming world.

U.S. Faces Dramatic Rise in Extreme Heat, Humidity

U.S. Faces Dramatic Rise in Extreme Heat, Humidity

Rising extreme heat and humidity in the U.S. cities threaten public health.

Climate Change is Tipping Scales Toward More Wildfires

Climate Change is Tipping Scales Toward More Wildfires

New analysis shows how climate change is influencing a dramatic increase in large western wildfires.

The U.S. Has Been Warming Fast Since The First Earth Day

The U.S. Has Been Warming Fast Since The First Earth Day

Since the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, average temperatures across the U.S. have been rising.

Gallery

Can Rain Cause More Fire? This graphic shows how volatile precipitation patterns can lead to more fires in some states. Produced by DuKode Studio.

View Gallery