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Conflict Makes Nations Vulnerable to Climate Impacts

Researchers have found that conflict makes people more vulnerable to climate impacts.

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, dro…

The Forgotten U.N. Climate Goal: 1.5°C

Island nations and others are desperate to keep global warming to less than 1.5°C, or 2.7°F.

Climate Matters: States At Risk

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card summarizes the changing nature of key threats and corresponding levels of preparedness in…

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

States At Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

Images Show Impact of Sea Level Rise on Global Icons

Paired images showing how iconic global locations could fare under scenarios of business as usual vs. sharp clean energy transition.

Attribution Studies Home in on Climate Change Signal

The role of climate change in extreme weather events is examined in an annual compilation of attribution studies.

New York Prepares for Up to 6 Feet of Sea Level Rise

New York State is anticipating up to 6 feet of sea level rise on its coastlines by 2100.

Half Million Die in Decade of Disasters in Asia Pacific

The region's disasters claimed half a million lives over the decade, and $523 billion in economic damage.

Paris Agreement Could Put Leash Around Global Warming

World governments are cooperating as they work to slip a leash around global warming, but more is needed.

Charleston’s Floods Illustrate the World’s Watery Future

Sea level rise is driving Charleston's king tides higher and higher and will make nuisance flooding routine.

Study Finds Power Stations at Risk From Storm Surge

Storm surge-related power outages are likely to become more commonplace along the East Coast.

Pacific Nations Beg for Help for Islanders Forced to Flee

Coalition asks wealthy nations to help their people migrate if they have to flee because of rising sea levels.

American Icons Threatened by Sea Level Rise: In Pictures

Paired flooding images showing how iconic U.S. locations could fare under business as usual vs. sharp carbon cuts.

El Niño Lifts Odds of Wetter South, Drier North This Winter

Winter weather across the U.S. will be heavily influenced by a strong El Niño, possibly bringing rains to California.

U.S. Cities We Could Lose to the Sea

How many cities could be lost to permanent inundation? Which might we spare? Explore the interactive.

Climate Change Intensified South Carolina Floods

A ‘once-in-a-thousand-year’ East Coast storm was a consequence of moisture from Hurricane Joaquin.

Climate Model Shows Limits of Global Emissions Pledges

Global emissions pledges may not be enough to limit warming to the world’s agreed upon goal of 2°C.

Study: New York City at Higher Risk for Coastal Floods

Researchers say New York City is at risk for more and higher floods like those seen during Hurricane Sandy.


Corn Ethanol Energy Sources 8 gallons’ worth of the energy in 10 gallons of corn ethanol comes from fossil fuels.

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