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Rising Tides: How Near-Daily Flooding of America’s Shorelines Could Become the Norm

Minor floods, and the damage and disruption they cause, have grown far more common in the last few decades.

Climate Change Increasing Frequency of Coastal Flooding

Flooding at high tide is increasing along coastal communities in the U.S., and it’s going to get much more common with climate change.…

Strongest Tropical Cyclones by Region

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

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.…

Ben Strauss on Antarctic Ice Melt with PBS NewsHour

"South Florida is at risk particularly because their bedrock is porous. There are really high stakes here."

Antarctic Ocean Discovery Warns of Faster Global Warming

Scientists used state-of-the-art sensors to collect more data on the Southern Ocean than ever before, learning the ocean is absorbing less hea…

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…

Global Conveyer Belt: Ocean Current Slowing

The global ocean conveyor belt is slowing down, impacting climate, sea levels and marine life.

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…

Making Waves: Women in Science

Science has historically been a male dominated field, but deep in the Southern Ocean on the research vessel, N.B. Palmer, a team largely made…

Climate Change and Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

Here’s how climate change may affect rapidly intensifying hurricanes.

Ben Strauss on Stronger Hurricanes

Our CEO and Chief Scientist Ben Strauss talks with Meteorologist Cris Martinez about how more intense hurricanes are fueled by warmer ocean te…

Weather Extremes: Hurricanes

The strongest hurricanes are getting more intense, more frequent, and lasting longer.

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

These images show long-term sea level rise stakes for the Caribbean.

2017 Global Temp Review: Continental Heat Rankings

2017 was the third warmest year in the global record. See how each continent ranked.

2017 Global Temp Review: Land & Ocean

Globally, 2017 was the third warmest year on record. See what parts of the world were warmest.

Sublette on Philadelphia Sea Level Rise

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

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…

The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

As the climate changes, the number and cost of weather disasters is increasing in the U.S.

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.