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Program on Sea Level Rise

Program on Sea Level Rise

Search by city, state or zip code to track the risk of flooding in your area.

Climate Matters

Climate Matters

Climate Matters provides meteorologists with data & graphics on local weather events and their link to climate change.

Partnerships Journalism

Partnerships Journalism

Guided by data and science, our journalists collaborate with local newsrooms on compelling climate change coverage.

Climate Matters Highlights

The Inequality of City Heat

The Inequality of City Heat

New studies are spotlighting and quantifying social, racial, and economic inequalities associated with disproportionate tree coverage in cities across the United States.

2020 Stronger Hurricanes

2020 Stronger Hurricanes

Warming Atlantic ocean waters are adding fuel to tropical systems, giving a boost to stronger, more rapidly-intensifying hurricanes.

Worsening Western Wildfires

Worsening Western Wildfires

Climate change is increasing the risk of larger, more intense wildfires, as warmer and drier conditions allow fire to spread faster and farther, creating dangerous conditions for residents and emergency services.

Fall Trends

Fall Trends

Mosquitoes, ticks, air conditioning, and pollen could be mainstays of fall as climate change extends the summer heat.

New Webinar Recording

Rapid Response Workshop: Hurricane Season - Impacts

Rapid Response Workshop: Hurricane Season - Impacts

The intensity of the historic 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has been fueled by warmer surface temperatures in the ocean, in part because of the heating effects of climate changing pollution. Meanwhile, hurricane preparedness, response, and recovery are being complicated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Special Sections & Tools

CoastalDEM® Coastal Risk Screening Tool

CoastalDEM® Coastal Risk Screening Tool

Improved elevation data indicate far greater global threats from sea level rise and coastal flooding than previously understood.

WeatherPower

WeatherPower

Use WeatherPower to bring wind and solar electricity generation into your forecasts, based on your local installed renewables capacity.

Climate Science

Climate Science

Data-driven research and reporting that makes climate science local and advances understanding of climate change impacts.

Trending Stories

Warming Brings Muggier Weather to Jacksonville, Threatening Most Vulnerable

Warming Brings Muggier Weather to Jacksonville, Threatening Most Vulnerable

This article, produced in partnership with WJCT, examines the increasing threat of extreme heat faced by Jacksonville residents

The Push To Turn NYC’s Polluting Peaker Plants Into Publicly-Owned Solar Power

The Push To Turn NYC’s Polluting Peaker Plants Into Publicly-Owned Solar Power

"This should be the last summer we have to stress about our lives being on the line over peaker plants."

‘Give us a break, Lord’: Amid active hurricane season, pandemic halts recovery in Florida two years after Michael

‘Give us a break, Lord’: Amid active hurricane season, pandemic halts recovery in Florida two years after Michael

With federal money running out, slow rebuilds, and a lack of affordable housing, many Panhandle residents are vulnerable to this year’s storms.

Report: Flooded Future: Global vulnerability to sea level rise worse than previously understood

Report: Flooded Future: Global vulnerability to sea level rise worse than previously understood

New elevation data show that by midcentury frequent coastal flooding will rise higher than areas currently home to hundreds of millions of people.

NYC’s Trees: A Natural Defense Against Heat, But Not Equally Shared

NYC’s Trees: A Natural Defense Against Heat, But Not Equally Shared

This article, produced in partnership with WNYC reporter Clarisa Diaz, examines the the cooling power of trees and parks in cities.

Climate change and concrete turn up heat on vulnerable communities in New Jersey's cities

Climate change and concrete turn up heat on vulnerable communities in New Jersey’s cities

This joint article with Michael Sol Warren from NJ Advance Media and Charles Wohlforth from Climate Central examines how seniors and brown communities in…

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