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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.

PyeongChang Climate Extremes

What’s the climate like in this year’s Winter Olympics host city, PyeongChang?

Past & Future Winter Olympic Warming

Februaries have warmed 1.01°C (1.82°F) globally since the first Winter Olympics in 1924.

The Future of Extreme Cold in a Warming World

Winter is losing its cool. See how much milder the coldest night of the year will be by mid-century.

The 10 Hottest Global Years on Record

2017 was globally the third-warmest year on record. See the rest of the top 10 here.

2017 Global Temp Review: Continental Heat Rankings

2017 was the third warmest year in the global record. See how each continent ranked.

2017 Global Temp Review: Land & Ocean

Globally, 2017 was the third warmest year on record. See what parts of the world were warmest.

Sublette on Philadelphia Sea Level Rise

Sea level rise from climate change poses threats to Philadelphia, including most of its airport.

2017 U.S. Temperature Review

Several states had one of their hottest years on record in 2017.

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate storie…

The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

As the climate changes, the number and cost of weather disasters is increasing in the U.S.

2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

There have been 15 billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S. in 2017, and the year may finish as the costliest on record.

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high.

North American Snow Cover on the Decline

As the world warms, snow cover in North America is on the decline.

How Smoke From California’s Fires is Harming the Most Vulnerable

As climate change stokes polluting fires, southern California's most vulnerable are being hit the hardest.


Arctic Sea Ice Extent Below Average Since 2002 The annual Arctic sea ice minimum extent has been below average every year since 2002.

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