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Report: The High Cost of Hot

As additional carbon pollution continues to trap more and more heat in the atmosphere, the higher temperatures that result can come with a hef…

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."

Global Conveyer Belt: Ocean Current Slowing

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

Climate Change and Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

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

Projected Cherry Blossom Bloom Dates in a Warming World

Before the end of this century, the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. may bloom a month earlier on average than they do today.

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

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

The Future of Extreme Cold in a Warming World

Winter is losing its cool. See how much milder the coldest night of the year will be by mid-century.

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…

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high.

Lake Effect Snow Season is Shifting and Contracting

Watch how lake effect snow is expected to change in the coming decades.

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

Here's how rising seas could grow FEMA floodplains.

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.

Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

A federal court has scuttled a plan to cut one of the most powerful climate pollutants on earth.

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.

Global Warming Is Fueling Arizona’s Monstrous Monsoons

The Southwest's monsoons are becoming more intense, even as less rain falls on average.

Cities Are Already Suffering From Summer Heat. Climate Change Will Make It Worse

Cities are already suffering from the impacts of extreme heat. It'll only get worse as the climate changes.

More Hot Days Are Coming With Climate Change. Our Choices Will Decide How Many

Climate Central has developed a new tool that brings the reality of future heat to hometowns across the U.S.

Future Days Above 95°F

Here's how the number of days with extreme heat will rise in the second half of the century.

Extreme Heat Will Hit India’s Most Vulnerable the Hardest

Heat and humidity will reach deadly extremes in South Asia if greenhouse gas emissions aren't curtailed.

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Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise: Cities at Risk Check out some of the most vulnerable cities to storm surge and sea level rise.

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