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Rare Floods to Become the Norm If Emissions Aren’t Cut

A new study finds a sharp increase in the risk of frequent flooding events in coastal areas in the U.S.

India’s Punishing Heat Waves More Deadly With Warming

Even the modest rise in global temperatures to date have made India's already sweltering heat waves deadlier.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.

How Rising Seas Drowned the Flood Insurance Program

Sea level rise and more severe storms are overwhelming U.S. coastal communities.

NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic

Above-average hurricane activity is expected in Atlantic this hurricane season, despite a potential El Niño.

Climate Change Could Slash Staple Crops

Extreme weather is estimated to cut production of major crops by 23 percent over the next 30 years.

El Niño Again? This Is Why It’s Hard to Tell

An El Niño could form again this summer, just a year after the demise of one of the strongest on record.

America’s Most Vulnerable to Rising Seas

New Jersey's working class are forgotten as federal government funds fixes for wealthier neighbors.

U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades

After years of widespread, intense drought, the U.S. is experiencing its smallest drought footprint since 2000.

The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

Levees pose an often overlooked residual flood threat, and that may only increase with warming.

Here’s Where Heavy Rain is Increasing the Most in U.S.

A new Climate Central analysis shows an upward trend in the number of heavy precipitation events in the vast majority of the Lower 48 states s…

U.N. Risk Chief: Put a Price on Disasters

Calculating the costs of natural disasters could be a valuable way to recognize the potential for damage.

100 Days of Climate

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather

Global warming made heat records more likely for about 80 percent of an observed area of the globe.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

Loss of Coral Reefs Could Cost $1 Trillion Globally

Mass bleaching events in 2016 and 2017 have affected two-thirds of the Great Barrier Reef.

New Posters Imagine National Parks in 2050; It’s Not Pretty

A new poster series takes iconic landscapes and imagines what they’ll look like in 2050 with climate change.

Early Heat Wave Bakes India, Sign of What’s to Come

Heat waves have set in early in northern India. They are expected to become more common with warming.

Fewer Freezing Nights

The average date of the last spring freeze is shifting earlier in the year, extending the pollen and growing season.


It’s Official: 2012 is Hottest U.S. Year on Record A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.

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