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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.

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.

Weather Extremes: Tornadoes

The U.S. is the most tornado-prone country on the planet.

Weather Extremes: Heavy Rain and Flooding

Why the increase in heavy downpours? Warmer air means more evaporation off the oceans, and more water vapor in the atmosphere.

Weather Extremes: Heat Waves

Heat waves cause more than just sweat — they can be deadly.

Weather Extremes: Drought

When you think about extreme weather events, you may not think of drought.

Heavy Rainfall Trends Across the U.S.

The number of days with heavy precipitation is increasing in most locations in the U.S.

Western Snowpack Trends

Western spring snowpack has been below normal six of the past seven years, meaning less water during the traditionally dry summer months.…

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.

Cherry Blossoms in a Changing Climate

The famous cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. are blooming earlier in our changing climate.

There’s Trouble Brewing For Beer in a Warming World

Climate change is affecting the key elements in beer production: hops, barley, and water.

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

The number of days each year with extreme rainfall is, on average, increasing in every region of the U.S.

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

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

Daytona 500: Temperature Trends

Since the first Daytona 500 in 1959, the average high temperature in Daytona Beach during late February has risen 3.9°F.

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How Big is the Antarctic Iceberg? An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke away from Antarctica. Just how much ice that?

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