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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…

Global Conveyer Belt: Ocean Current Slowing

The global ocean conveyor belt is slowing down, impacting climate, sea levels and marine life.

The Surfing Scientists of Narragansett, Rhode Island

Surf's up, but so is the sea level! Meet a couple of surfer scientists who offer a unique and personal perspective on how a warming world is a…

Making Waves: Women in Science

Science has historically been a male dominated field, but deep in the Southern Ocean on the research vessel, N.B. Palmer, a team largely made…

Climate Change and Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

Here’s how climate change may affect rapidly intensifying hurricanes.

Sublette on Heavy Downpours and Destruction in Ellicott City, Maryland

Is this just really bad luck for Ellicott City, or is it something else?

Drought & Deluge in 2018

Drought and deluge are both expected to be more common in a warming world. See how far off these cities are from normal precipitation so far i…

Ben Strauss on Stronger Hurricanes

Our CEO and Chief Scientist Ben Strauss talks with Meteorologist Cris Martinez about how more intense hurricanes are fueled by warmer ocean te…

New Normal: Temperatures Are Trending Up Across U.S.

The 30-year average temperature, known as the meteorological normal, is rising in most locations in the U.S.

Summer Minimum & Maximum Temperatures in the U.S.

See the trends in minimum and maximum summer temperatures on this map.

Climate Change Poses Risk to Hummingbirds, an Important Pollinator

A family of key pollinators— hummingbirds — are at risk from climate change.

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…

Sublette on Severe Weather, Tornadoes in a Warming World

What does climate change have to do with tornado formation?

Weather Extremes: Snow and Ice

Higher temperatures lead to the melting of snow and ice.

Weather Extremes: Hurricanes

The strongest hurricanes are getting more intense, more frequent, and lasting longer.

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400,000 Years of Carbon Dioxide Atmospheric CO2 has reached a concentration unseen for more than 400,000 years, up 33 percent in the last century.

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