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Shifting Gears: Number of Plug-in EVs Sold in the U.S.

U.S. sales of plug-in electric cars increased by a factor of 8 from 2011 to 2016

Transportation is the Biggest Source of U.S. Emissions

Transportation recently overtook electricity generation as the biggest source of greenhouse gases in the U.S.

Lake Effect Snow Season is Shifting and Contracting

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

Less Lake Ice, More Potential Lake Effect Snow

Climate change is warming the Great Lakes, meaning more lake effect snow — for now.

Here’s How Wildfire Pollution Harms Health

Warming temperatures combined with drought conditions are major factors for the increase in wildfires.

Breathing Fire

As climate change fuels large wildfires, the pollution they're releasing is making Americans sick and undermining decades of progress in clean…

Western Wildfires Undermining Progress on Air Pollution

Smoke pollution is leading to serious public health impacts as large wildfires across the American West become more frequent and destructive.…

October Warming

Octobers are about 2°F warmer in the U.S. than a generation ago.

Halloween Extremes in U.S. Cities

Happy Halloween! See how hot, cold, or wet these cities can be on Halloween.

Coastal Cities at Risk

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, a Climate Central sea level rise analysis outlines the U.S. populations most at risk from coastal flooding n…

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

Here's how rising seas could grow FEMA floodplains.

Woods Placky on This Summer’s Extreme Weather

Attribution science is tricky, but hurricanes are fueled by warmer waters.

Globally, 2017 on Track to Be Second Hottest Year

Globally, 2017 is trending as the second hottest year on record, only behind 2016.

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).

More Warm Fall Days Across the U.S.

With climate change, fall is trending warmer across the U.S.

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

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

The Sixth Mass Extinction of Wildlife Also Threatens Global Food Supplies

The foundation of our food supplies are as endangered as wildlife but get almost no attention, a new report reveals.

Warming Football Season

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