Why the increase in heavy downpours? Warmer air means more evaporation off the oceans, and more water vapor in the atmosphere.
The number of days with heavy precipitation is increasing in most locations in the U.S.
The number of days each year with extreme rainfall is, on average, increasing in every region of the U.S.
These images show long-term sea level rise stakes for the Caribbean.
Sea level rise from climate change poses threats to Philadelphia, including most of its airport.
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As the climate changes, the number and cost of weather disasters is increasing in the U.S.
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 ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high.
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Here's how rising seas could grow FEMA floodplains.
Attribution science is tricky, but hurricanes are fueled by warmer waters.
The number of days with more than 3+ inches of rain is increasing in the U.S.
Extreme weather is happening more often in a warming world, especially in the past few years.
Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.
Climate change affects hurricanes by energizing them in a few important ways.
Rising seas and more fierce storm surge could send homebuyers searching for higher ground.
While Harvey was the most damaging weather event this summer, there were other extremes in the U.S.
See how the summer temperatures and rainfall compared to normal this year in these cities.
Our Sean Sublette on air with CCTV talking all things Hurricane Harvey.