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Climate Change’s Role in Tick Migration

Here’s how climate change plays a role in tick migration and the spread of Lyme disease.

Houston Fears Warming Will Cause Catastrophic Flooding

The Texas metropolis has more casualties and property loss from floods than any other locality in the U.S.

Rare Floods to Become the Norm If Emissions Aren’t Cut

A new study finds a sharp increase in the risk of frequent flooding events in coastal areas in the U.S.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.

How Rising Seas Drowned the Flood Insurance Program

Sea level rise and more severe storms are overwhelming U.S. coastal communities.

Arctic Stronghold of Seeds Flooded After Permafrost Melts

The ability of the rock vault to provide protection against all disasters is now threatened by climate change.

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Fix Neighborhood Floods

As high tides caused flooding this week, federal legislation was introduced to protect neighborhoods.

Climate Change Could Slash Staple Crops

Extreme weather is estimated to cut production of major crops by 23 percent over the next 30 years.

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest

Some of the world’s most vulnerable live in the tropics, where sea rise will cause a sharp rises in floods.

America’s Most Vulnerable to Rising Seas

New Jersey's working class are forgotten as federal government funds fixes for wealthier neighbors.

High Streamflow is Increasing, Raising Flood Risks

The frequency of high streamflows has risen over the past 30 years in the Northeast, Ohio Valley, and the Mississippi Valley.

The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

Levees pose an often overlooked residual flood threat, and that may only increase with warming.

Here’s Where Heavy Rain is Increasing the Most in U.S.

A new Climate Central analysis shows an upward trend in the number of heavy precipitation events in the vast majority of the Lower 48 states s…

U.N. Risk Chief: Put a Price on Disasters

Calculating the costs of natural disasters could be a valuable way to recognize the potential for damage.

100 Days of Climate

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

U.S. Vulnerable to Worst of Extreme Sea Rise

NOAA’s extreme sea level rise scenario would leave many American coastal cities almost completely submerged.

Extreme Sea Level Rise and the Stakes for America

The impacts of this extreme sea level rise scenario would be devastating.

The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather

Global warming made heat records more likely for about 80 percent of an observed area of the globe.

This App Shows What Sea Level Rise Will Do

After Ice is a new app that uses augmented reality to make the impacts of sea level rise clearer.

New Posters Imagine National Parks in 2050; It’s Not Pretty

A new poster series takes iconic landscapes and imagines what they’ll look like in 2050 with climate change.