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The Widespread Climate Benefits of Trees

Trees have widespread climate benefits, from lowering cooling costs to reducing our carbon footprint.

The Power of Trees

See how trees in these cities are improving air quality, reducing flood risks, and offsetting carbon emissions.

Fall Nights Are Warming in Our Changing Climate

Cool, crisp fall nights signal the end to bug, allergy, and growing season. See how fall nightly temperatures are trending in these U.S. citie…

The Economic Impacts of Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater fishing has a major impact on the U.S. economy, and a changing climate is altering fish habitats and behaviors.

How Climate Change Affects Fishing

Warming streams, rivers, and lakes from climate change are taking a toll on recreational fishing.

West Nile Crippling El Pasoans, Rising Temperatures Play Role

Most U.S. cities have experienced an increase in the average number of mosquito disease danger days each year. El Paso's increase was larger t…

U.S. Faces a Rise in Mosquito ‘Disease Danger Days’

Climate change is causing a change in location of disease-carrying mosquitoes as the world warms, likely leading to a significant public healt…

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.…

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.

Summer Minimum & Maximum Temperatures in the U.S.

See the trends in minimum and maximum summer temperatures on this map.

Climate Change Poses Risk to Hummingbirds, an Important Pollinator

A family of key pollinators— hummingbirds — are at risk from climate change.

Weather Extremes: Drought

When you think about extreme weather events, you may not think of drought.

Growing Season Growth: Additional Frost Free Days

Longer frost-free seasons mean longer allergy seasons, a trend impacting all regions of the country.

Here’s How Frost-Free Season Affects Allergy Season

Climate change is affecting the frost-free season in these cities, which also affects the allergy season.

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.

Fruit Trees Need Winter Chill for Spring Growth

Milder, shorter winters from climate change are messing with fruit trees’ winter rest cycle, potentially reducing production and impacting l…

The First Frost is Coming Later

This is the average date of the first freeze in your city.

More Frost-Free Days Means a Longer Growing Season

The U.S. growing season is getting longer (and that’s not necessarily a good thing).

More Warm Fall Days Across the U.S.

With climate change, fall is trending warmer across the U.S.