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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…

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: 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.

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.

The Economic Impacts of Craft Beer

Small breweries are economic drivers in statewide economies, and climate change affects the beer they brew. Here’s where it counts the most.…

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 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate storie…

Western Wildfires Undermining Progress on Air Pollution

Smoke pollution is leading to serious public health impacts as large wildfires across the American West become more frequent and destructive.…

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).

The Sixth Mass Extinction of Wildlife Also Threatens Global Food Supplies

The foundation of our food supplies are as endangered as wildlife but get almost no attention, a new report reveals.

Here’s How Climate Change is a ‘Death Sentence’ in Afghanistan’s Highlands

Global warming should be taken as seriously as fighting insurgents, say those witnessing the savage impacts.

Algae Blooms and Climate Change

Climate change could be playing a role in algae blooms around the world.

New Findings Show How Climate Change Is Influencing India’s Farmer Suicides

Farmer suicides have disrupted India's countryside. Findings suggest climate change is playing a role.

Building Better Soils

These farming practices increase soil carbon.

Carbon Farming: CO2 Uptake by Soils

Supporting local farmers can help climate, keeping CO2 in the soil, not the air.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

Massachusetts is considering classifying wood pellets and other tree products as renewable energy.

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Envisioning Ice Loss Greenland lost an average of 577 billion tons of ice per year from 2004-2007. But just how much is that?

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