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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.

Species Invasions and Global Warming a ‘Deadly Duo’

Argentine ants in the UK are a new example of how climate change is supporting invasive species.

Climate Change Means More Fuel for Toxic Algae Blooms

An increase in rain fueled by rising temperatures will wash more nitrogen into U.S. waterways.

New Jersey Is Cutting Food Waste to Help the Climate

New Jersey aims to shrink its climate footprint by reducing wasted food that ends up in landfills.

Nights Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

Trends in nighttime temperatures are a symptom of a world warming from from climate change.

Warming May Turn Africa’s Arid Sahel Green: Researchers

One of Africa's driest regions - the Sahel - could turn greener if the planet warms more than 2 degrees Celsius.

Climate Change Could Disrupt Food ‘Chokepoints’

Weather-related disruptions at so-called "chokepoints" could limit global food supplies and push up prices.

Warming Brews Big Trouble in Coffee Birthplace Ethiopia

Rising temperatures are set to wipe out half of Ethiopia’s coffee-growing areas.


Cape Verde Hurricanes Hurricanes that form in the Cape Verde region have a long trajectory over warm oceans.

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