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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.

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.

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.

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.…

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Warming Winters in the U.S. The way winters have changed in the United States between 1895 and 2010

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