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Rising Global Temperatures and CO2

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has a strong correlation with rising temperatures.

Greenhouse Gas Sources in the U.S.

Greenhouse gases come from several sources in the U.S., not just your furnace and you car exhaust.

Greenhouse Gas Concentrations

Greenhouse gases held steady for hundreds of years, but have jumped up since the start of the industrial era.

New Homes in the 2050 Coastal Flood Zone

Sea level rise will threaten hundreds of thousands of homes in the coming decades — and many communities have built a striking number of new…

Warming at 100 Military Sites Across the U.S.

100 important military bases across the U.S. are warming from climate change, contributing to the increase in extreme weather that stresses ou…

The Widespread Climate Benefits of Trees

Trees have widespread climate benefits, from lowering cooling costs to reducing our carbon footprint.

The Power of Trees

See how trees in these cities are improving air quality, reducing flood risks, and offsetting carbon emissions.

The Globe Is Already Above 1°C, on Its Way to 1.5°C

Global average temperature has already warmed 1°C beyond pre-industrial levels, on its way to 1.5°C without deep emissions cuts.

Limiting Global Warming to 1.5°C Will Require Deep Emissions Cuts

Dramatic cuts in CO2 are needed to keep Earth from warming more than 2.7°F (1.5°C) above pre-industrial levels.

Climate Change Increasing Frequency of Coastal Flooding

Flooding at high tide is increasing along coastal communities in the U.S., and it’s going to get much more common with climate change.…

2018 Global Heat So Far

Just like the past four years, 2018 is on pace to be one of the hottest years globally.

Missouri Farms Hold Big Potential as Carbon Storehouse

Missouri farms as carbon storehouse? A new study finds big potential in the Show Me State.

Woods Placky on Heavy Downpours and Extreme Flooding Events

Why are we seeing more extreme flood events? You can thank our warming world.

The Star Wars Universe & Planetary Climates

May the Force be with you! The arid world of Tatooine and the icy world of Hoth from the Star Wars universe show the importance of atmospheres…

Projected Cherry Blossom Bloom Dates in a Warming World

Before the end of this century, the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. may bloom a month earlier on average than they do today.

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

These images show long-term sea level rise stakes for the Caribbean.

2017 U.S. Temperature Review

Several states had one of their hottest years on record in 2017.

The 10 Hottest U.S. Years on Record

2017 was the third-warmest year on record in the U.S.

Daily Record Highs are Dramatically Outpacing Daily Record Lows

Daily record highs are dramatically outpacing daily record lows in the U.S. in the last 20 years.

Here’s Where Winters Are Warming the Most

The Northern Plains, Great Lakes, and the Northeast are warming the fastest, while warming is taking place at a slower rate in the western U.S…