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2017 on Track to Be Third Hottest Year Nationally

2017 is on track to be the third hottest year on record for the U.S.

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).

Brazil’s Worst Month Ever for Forest Fires Blamed on Human Activity

This September, Brazil saw more fires burning than any month on record.

Warming Football Season

Football season is getting warmer in all 30 of the cities with an NFL team.

Summers Are Lengthening While Winters Shrink

Summer-like days are lasting longer into the fall. Here's how that affects the other seasons.

Summer is Lasting Longer Across the U.S.

The last summer-like day is happening later in the year for most U.S. cities.

Arctic Sea Ice Just Hit Its Eighth-Lowest Minimum Ever Recorded

Shrinking Arctic sea ice is increasingly linked to extreme weather events around the world.

More Downpours in the U.S.

The number of days with more than 3+ inches of rain is increasing in the U.S.

Climate Extremes Index

Extreme weather is happening more often in a warming world, especially in the past few years.

Longer Heat Streaks Across the U.S.

The length of annual heat streaks — the number of consecutive hot days — is increasing in these cities.

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.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

Climate Change Has Influenced Timing of Europe’s Floods

The timing of floods has changed across Europe due to shifts in climate, with some areas seeing earlier floods and some later.

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.

Disaster and Neglect in Louisiana

A special report on the aftermath and science of the worst rainstorm in Louisiana's history.

Massachusetts May Overlook Climate Impacts of Biofuels

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

This is British Columbia’s Second-Worst Wildfire Season. It’s Far From Over

Wildfires are raging across British Columbia. They're the latest sign of climate change in the northern forest.

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.