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West Nile Crippling El Pasoans, Rising Temperatures Play Role

Most U.S. cities have experienced an increase in the average number of mosquito disease danger days each year. El Paso's increase was larger t…

U.S. Faces a Rise in Mosquito ‘Disease Danger Days’

Climate change is causing a change in location of disease-carrying mosquitoes as the world warms, likely leading to a significant public healt…

Little League, Big Heat

The Little League World Series is heating up. See how much hotter summers are getting in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Longer Heat Streaks

The number of consecutive hot summer days, or heat streaks, is increasing in much of the U.S.

Extremely Hot Days on the Rise

The number of extremely hot summer days is increasing in much of the U.S., and with it, the risk of heat-related illness.

2018 Global Heat So Far

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

2018 U.S. Temps: State Rankings Through June

Halfway through 2018, the U.S. is having its 14th warmest year on record, with the Southwest leading the way.

Missouri Farms Hold Big Potential as Carbon Storehouse

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

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

Rising costs from flooding and erosion are prompting Americans, military bases and government agencies to opt for more natural alternatives.…

Air Conditioning Costs Rise With Arizona’s Heat

Air conditioning is becoming more vital as temperatures rise, pushing up utility bills and putting comfortable levels of cooling out of the re…

Report: The High Cost of Hot

As additional carbon pollution continues to trap more and more heat in the atmosphere, the higher temperatures that result can come with a hef…

Cooling Demand is Increasing in the U.S.

Summers are getting hotter and this is coming with a cost — cooling demand.

More Warm Nights Across the U.S.

See how the number of warm summer nights is trending in these cities.

Independence Day Climate Extremes

See the hottest, wettest, and coolest Independence Days in these cities.

Woods Placky on Heavy Downpours and Extreme Flooding Events

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

Summer Days Are Getting Hotter

Summer is the season with the most obvious climate change impact — extreme heat.

Ben Strauss on Antarctic Ice Melt with PBS NewsHour

"South Florida is at risk particularly because their bedrock is porous. There are really high stakes here."

Climate Change on the Golf Course

Golf courses are adapting to climate change by researching, developing, and installing turfgrasses that are more tolerant of extremes.

Antarctic Ocean Discovery Warns of Faster Global Warming

Scientists used state-of-the-art sensors to collect more data on the Southern Ocean than ever before, learning the ocean is absorbing less hea…

Rising Seas Could Swell Arizona’s Population

Arizona's low living costs and friendly culture make it an appealing state in which to settle, which could drive up its population as sea-leve…

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Wildfires in the West In 2006, wildfires burned seven million acres in the West, the equivalent area of five of the country's largest national parks.

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