Topics Section
Content from the entire website, organized by subject

All Topics: Climate Statistics,Basics,Causes,Greenhouse Gases,Impacts,Responses,Trends,Projections,Climate,Extremes,Drought,Flooding,Heat,Hurricanes,Wildfires,Carbon Storage,Water,Snow & Ice,Oceans & Coasts,Sea Level,Food & Agriculture,Flora & Fauna,Health,Business,Policy,Energy,Efficiency,Biofuels,Fossil Fuels,Nuclear,Renewable Energy,Weather,Extreme Weather,Solutions,Landscapes,Society,Geoengineering,States of Change

Climate Change Will Greatly Impact Australians’ Health

A report warns extreme weather will contribute to the spread of disease and disrupt food and water supplies.

What Severe Weather Season Looks Like in 8 Seconds

Tornado season is about to kick into high gear. See what parts of the U.S. have the highest risk.

Tornadoes by State

The average number of tornadoes in each state between 2005 and 2014.

Global Warming Could Threaten 1-in-6 Species

One in six species is threatened with extinction if polluting practices continue unabated, researchers say.

California’s Forests Have Become Climate Polluters

An emerging body of research shows that greenhouse gases are billowing out of the state’s woodlands.

Pacific Northwest’s ‘Wet Drought’ Possible Sign of Future

California isn't the only place suffering drought; the Pacific Northwest is suffering from a lack of snow.

Extreme Heat and Heavy Rain Events Expected to Double

A new study says extreme heat and heavy precipitation events will double in the decades ahead.

New NASA Satellite Gets the Dirt on Soil Moisture

NASA's SMAP satellite has sent back the first global look at soil moisture, a key drought indicator.

State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

Every state in the U.S. has warmed since the first Earth Day, although the rate of warming varies. Check out how much it’s warmed in your st…

Since First Earth Day, U.S. Temps Have Been On the Rise

A state-by-state analysis of U.S. temperature trends since the first Earth Day in 1970.

The State of the Earth in 4 Climate Trends

On Earth Day, take a look at the key trends that underpin global warming.

White House: Upgrade Grid to Withstand Climate Change

White House report calls for billions of dollars in energy infrastructure modernization investments.

2015 Hottest Year to Date, Could Top 2014 Record

So far, 2015 has been the warmest year on record, going back more than 100 years.

Scientists Pore Over Warm West, Cold East Divide

Climate scientists are wondering why the U.S. has been locked in a "warm West, cold East" pattern.

El Niño Is Hanging On: What that Means for Hurricanes

An El Niño showing signs of sticking around could ramp up global tropical cyclone activity.

More U.S. Downpours

Nationwide, the number of days with the most intense precipitation continues to climb.

Three Ways The West Can Adapt To Drought

As temperatures rise, droughts will worsen across the American West. Here's how to adapt.

Pacific Winds Tied to Warming Slowdown, Dry West

The warming hiatus and western U.S. drought both have roots in the Pacific according to recent research.

When Climate Science Clashes With Real-World Policy

Climate scientists and planners speak different languages, jeopardizing adaptation efforts.

UK Sees Biggest Drop in Emissions Since 1990

Greenhouse gas emissions fell 8 percent, while renewable energy rose to a record high.

Gallery

Montana’s Wind Energy Potential Montana's estimated wind power potential is about equal to the electricity consumed by the 19 lighted states.

View Gallery