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States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

These states have suffered the most billion-dollar weather and climate disasters since 1980.

Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

The four years with the most billion-dollar disasters have all happened since 2011.

John Upton Talks Sea Level Rise, National Climate Assessment

Scientists have concluded that rising sea levels caused by global warming threaten new homes in the greater Philadelphia area, including in Ne…

Want to Build a Delaware Beach House? Expect Regular Floodwaters in 30 Years

Between 2010 and 2017 more than 700 homes in Delaware — worth roughly $500 million — were built on land that’s projected to be inundated…

New Homes in the 2050 Coastal Flood Zone

Sea level rise will threaten hundreds of thousands of homes in the coming decades — and many communities have built a striking number of new…

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.

Warming at 100 Military Sites Across the U.S.

100 important military bases across the U.S. are warming from climate change, contributing to the increase in extreme weather that stresses ou…

Rising Tides: How Near-Daily Flooding of America’s Shorelines Could Become the Norm

Minor floods, and the damage and disruption they cause, have grown far more common in the last few decades.

Climate Change Increasing Frequency of Coastal Flooding

Flooding at high tide is increasing along coastal communities in the U.S., and it’s going to get much more common with climate change.…

More Extreme Rain: Climate Extremes Index

Extreme rainfall is happening more often in a warming world, especially in the past few years in the U.S.

A 2018 Summer of Extremes

From deluge to wildfires, summer 2018 was one of extremes in the U.S.

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

Rising costs from flooding and erosion are prompting Americans, military bases and government agencies to opt for more natural alternatives.…

Woods Placky on Heavy Downpours and Extreme Flooding Events

Why are we seeing more extreme flood events? You can thank our warming world.

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.

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…

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.

Heavy Rainfall Trends Across the U.S.

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