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2018’s Precipitation Records On One Map

These areas saw record rainfall in 2018.

How Wet Was 2018 in Your City?

See how this year’s local rainfall compares to historical records.

States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

These states have suffered the most billion-dollar weather and climate disasters since 1980.

Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

The four years with the most billion-dollar disasters have all happened since 2011.

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.

Halloween Extremes Across the U.S.

See how the Halloween extremes and October temperatures are trending in these U.S. cities.

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.

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.…

More Extreme Rain: Climate Extremes Index

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

Strongest Tropical Cyclones by Region

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

The Economic Impacts of Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater fishing has a major impact on the U.S. economy, and a changing climate is altering fish habitats and behaviors.

How Climate Change Affects Fishing

Warming streams, rivers, and lakes from climate change are taking a toll on recreational fishing.

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.…

Woods Placky on Heavy Downpours and Extreme Flooding Events

Why are we seeing more extreme flood events? You can thank our warming world.

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…

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…

Climate Change and Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

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