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Surging Seas • Sea Level Rise

Surging Seas • Sea Level Rise

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

In-depth Journalism

In-depth Journalism

Guided by science, our journalists tell compelling stories of climate change impacts and solutions.

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U.S. Warming By State

U.S. Warming By State

U.S. states are getting warmer with climate change — check out how your state stacks up.

Warming Annual Lows Are Affecting Planting Conditions

Warming Annual Lows Are Affecting Planting Conditions

Planting conditions depend on the annual minimum temperature. See how those temperatures are trending in your area.

How Your City, State, and Country Is Warming

How Your City, State, and Country Is Warming

Happy Earth Day! Take a look at how much warming has occurred since the first Earth Day in 1970.

Planting Zones Moving North

Planting Zones Moving North

Planting zones are shifting north as the climate warms, influencing which plants grow best in your area.

Western Drought Trends

Western Drought Trends

This winter may have been wet, but western droughts are trending worse overall with climate change.

ON THE MEDIA

Upton on Zillow Report

Upton on Zillow Report

Our features writer John Upton talks our Zillow report, the National Climate Assessment, and more with NBC10 Philadelphia's Rosemary Connors.

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States At Risk

States At Risk

Explore preparedness actions each state is taking in relation to their current and future changes in climate threats.

Climate Science

Climate Science

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

WXshift

WXshift

A comprehensive weather site, delivering everything you'd ever want to know about your weather, including the climate context.

Featured Content

N.J. Is Warming at An Alarming Rate and It’s Making Our Air Harder to Breathe

N.J. Is Warming at An Alarming Rate and It’s Making Our Air Harder to Breathe

This warming trend, combined with pollution from cars, power plants and chemical plants, is expected to increase the number of days each year that…

AMERICAN WARMING: The Fastest-Warming Cities and States in the U.S.

AMERICAN WARMING: The Fastest-Warming Cities and States in the U.S.

Local temperature data from 1970 to 2018 shows warming trends across the country — and Americans are already feeling the effects.

Earlier Springs Heighten Allergy Misery in Tennessee

Earlier Springs Heighten Allergy Misery in Tennessee

As global temperatures continue to rise, Knoxville is experiencing earlier springs, ushering in longer allergy seasons. Pollen intensity is increasing, inducing sickening impacts for…

A Change in the Air: Earlier Springs Bring Allergies and Asthma to Hard-Hit San Antonio

A Change in the Air: Earlier Springs Bring Allergies and Asthma to Hard-Hit San Antonio

San Antonio is one of the most challenging cities for spring allergies sufferers, and rising temperatures are making it worse.

POLLEN PROBLEMS: Climate Change, the Growing Season, and America’s Allergies

POLLEN PROBLEMS: Climate Change, the Growing Season, and America’s Allergies

Millions of Americans suffer from seasonal allergies—and climate change is prolonging their season of suffering.

‘Protectors of the Coast’ — What the Northward March of Mangroves Means for Fishing, Flooding and Carbon

‘Protectors of the Coast’ — What the Northward March of Mangroves Means for Fishing, Flooding and Carbon

Ranges of mangroves have naturally waxed and waned over the years, influenced by the weather, but with climate change has come a crucial reduction…

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