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Winter Drought Forecast for Much of U.S.

Winter will bring continued dry conditions in California, the Southeast and parts of the Northeast.

U.S. Energy Shakeup Continues as Solar Capacity Triples

Solar power capacity in the U.S. is poised to nearly triple in size in less than three years by 2017.

This is What It’s Like To Be a Young Climate Scientist

Now is one of the most interesting times in history to enter the climate science field.

A Decade of Coastal Flood Days

Sea level rise is causing more coastal flooding in the U.S. See how many floods have a human fingerprint in these cities.

Atlantic Coastal Flood Days

See where climate change is affecting U.S. coastal flooding the most.

Sea Level Rise Upping Ante On ‘Sunny Day’ Floods

New report shows how coastal flooding is on the rise because of human-caused sea level rise.

Record Warmth Helps Shrink U.S. Carbon Emissions

Energy related carbon dioxide emissions hit their lowest point since 1991 during the first six months of 2016.

Climate Change Means a Longer U.S. Growing Season

Later frosts mean longer growing seasons for the U.S.

Frost-Free Season is Getting Longer Across U.S.

Here's where in the U.S. the frost free season is growing the fastest.

Climate Change Increasing Length of Frost-Free Season

This is how much the average frost-free season has changed since 1970.

Sandy’s Surge Was Extreme. It Could Become Normal

Sea level rise and more intense surge could make Hurricane Sandy-level flooding a generational occurrence.

The Shum Show: Speaking of Hurricanes

With Hurricane Matthew making waves in the news, you might be wondering about the connection between hurricanes and climate change.

191 Countries Strike Deal to Cut Aircraft Emissions

An agreement struck Thursday could allow airlines to grow without also growing their impact on the climate.

Fewer October Nights Below 40°F

The decrease in cool nights is one feature of an overall fall warming trend.

GOES-R Will Revolutionize U.S. Weather Satellites

Weather forecasts are about to get a major upgrade next month with the launch of the GOES-R satellite.

Climate Change and Fall Foliage

Climate change is altering important elements affecting fall foliage.

Obama Just Tied Climate Change to National Security

Climate change poses a national security risk, but the Obama administration has a plan to deal with it.

UN Climate Pact Moves Closer to Taking Effect

A slew of documents filed on Wednesday pushed the new UN climate treaty closer to taking effect.

When it Rains it Pours, and Sewage Hits the Fan

Increasing heavy downpours, fueled by climate change, cause millions of gallons of sewage overflows nationwide.

Is La Niña Here? Depends Who You Ask

NOAA has dropped its La Niña watch, but that doesn't mean the climate phenomenon is done for the year.


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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