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Want to Build a Delaware Beach House? Expect Regular Floodwaters in 30 Years

Between 2010 and 2017 more than 700 homes in Delaware — worth roughly $500 million — were built on land that’s projected to be inundated…

New Homes in the 2050 Coastal Flood Zone

Sea level rise will threaten hundreds of thousands of homes in the coming decades — and many communities have built a striking number of new…

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.

Strongest Tropical Cyclones by Region

As the climate warms, parts of the world have recently seen new records for tropical cyclone intensity.

A 2018 Summer of Extremes

From deluge to wildfires, summer 2018 was one of extremes in the U.S.

Missouri Farms Hold Big Potential as Carbon Storehouse

Missouri farms as carbon storehouse? A new study finds big potential in the Show Me State.

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.

Rising Seas Could Swell Arizona’s Population

Arizona's low living costs and friendly culture make it an appealing state in which to settle, which could drive up its population as sea-leve…

The Surfing Scientists of Narragansett, Rhode Island

Surf's up, but so is the sea level! Meet a couple of surfer scientists who offer a unique and personal perspective on how a warming world is a…

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…

The Star Wars Universe & Planetary Climates

May the Force be with you! The arid world of Tatooine and the icy world of Hoth from the Star Wars universe show the importance of atmospheres…

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.

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.