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It’s So Hot in Phoenix, Planes Can’t Take Off

Planes have been grounded in Phoenix as life-threatening heat descends across the Southwest.

Houston Fears Warming Will Cause Catastrophic Flooding

The Texas metropolis has more casualties and property loss from floods than any other locality in the U.S.

It’s June. California Is Still Covered in Snow

The Sierra Nevada continues to sport a deep snowpack after an epic winter.

Sharp Uptick in Wildfires Strains Great Plains Agencies

The number of large wildfires burning up swaths of the Great Plains rose 350 percent during 30 years.

Rare Floods to Become the Norm If Emissions Aren’t Cut

A new study finds a sharp increase in the risk of frequent flooding events in coastal areas in the U.S.

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

Even the modest rise in global temperatures to date have made India's already sweltering heat waves deadlier.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.

How Rising Seas Drowned the Flood Insurance Program

Sea level rise and more severe storms are overwhelming U.S. coastal communities.

NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic

Above-average hurricane activity is expected in Atlantic this hurricane season, despite a potential El Niño.

Climate Change Could Slash Staple Crops

Extreme weather is estimated to cut production of major crops by 23 percent over the next 30 years.

El Niño Again? This Is Why It’s Hard to Tell

An El Niño could form again this summer, just a year after the demise of one of the strongest on record.

America’s Most Vulnerable to Rising Seas

New Jersey's working class are forgotten as federal government funds fixes for wealthier neighbors.

U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades

After years of widespread, intense drought, the U.S. is experiencing its smallest drought footprint since 2000.

The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

Levees pose an often overlooked residual flood threat, and that may only increase with warming.

Here’s Where Heavy Rain is Increasing the Most in U.S.

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 s…

U.N. Risk Chief: Put a Price on Disasters

Calculating the costs of natural disasters could be a valuable way to recognize the potential for damage.

100 Days of Climate

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather

Global warming made heat records more likely for about 80 percent of an observed area of the globe.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

New Posters Imagine National Parks in 2050; It’s Not Pretty

A new poster series takes iconic landscapes and imagines what they’ll look like in 2050 with climate change.