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Sublette on Philadelphia Sea Level Rise

Sea level rise from climate change poses threats to Philadelphia, including most of its airport.

2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

There have been 15 billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S. in 2017, and the year may finish as the costliest on record.

North American Snow Cover on the Decline

As the world warms, snow cover in North America is on the decline.

Shifting Gears: Number of Plug-in EVs Sold in the U.S.

U.S. sales of plug-in electric cars increased by a factor of 8 from 2011 to 2016

Transportation is the Biggest Source of U.S. Emissions

Transportation recently overtook electricity generation as the biggest source of greenhouse gases in the U.S.

Breathing Fire

As climate change fuels large wildfires, the pollution they're releasing is making Americans sick and undermining decades of progress in clean…

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.…

Halloween Extremes in U.S. Cities

Happy Halloween! See how hot, cold, or wet these cities can be on Halloween.

Coastal Cities at Risk

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, a Climate Central sea level rise analysis outlines the U.S. populations most at risk from coastal flooding n…

These U.S. Cities Are Most Vulnerable to Major Coastal Flooding and Sea Level Rise

Here's how rising seas could grow FEMA floodplains.

More Warm Fall Days Across the U.S.

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

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: What We Know

Climate change affects hurricanes by energizing them in a few important ways.

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.

Can Business Save the World from Climate Change?

A growing number of initiatives are giving corporations the resources to help achieve global climate goals.

Alaska Towns At Risk from Rising Seas Sound Alarm

Communities in danger of falling into the sea say assistance from the federal government has dried up.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

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

There’s a Wildfire Burning in West Greenland Right Now

It's a land known more for ice than fire, but a wildfire has flared up on Greenland's western edge.

Planet Has Just 5 Percent Chance to Reach Paris Goal

Economic, emissions and population trends point to a very small chance Earth will avoid warming more than 2°C.


10 Warmest Years on Record Globally The 10 warmest years on record globally have all happened since 1998, with 2014 on top as the warmest of all.

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