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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.

Partnership Journalism

Partnership Journalism

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

Climate Matters Highlights

Brood X Cicadas

Brood X Cicadas

As waves of "Brood X" (pronounced “Brood 10”) cicadas emerge this spring after 17 years underground, chances are they’re arriving earlier than their parents.

Pollen & Allergy Season

Pollen & Allergy Season

As warmer temperatures drive longer growing seasons across the U.S., and rising carbon dioxide levels increase pollen concentrations, conditions only worsen for allergy and asthma sufferers.

Earth Day Trends

Earth Day Trends

Happy Earth Day! Since the first Earth Day celebration in 1970, yearly temperatures have warmed significantly across the U.S. Explore the fastest-warming cities in our handy Earth Day toolkit.

Solar Power Solutions Brief

Solar Power Solutions Brief

A new Climate Central solutions brief on solar power examines one modeled pathway to net zero emissions that shows opportunities for significant job growth across the country. It also provides an overview of trends in solar in the U.S. and terminology.

Climate change impacts seniors living near the coast

Climate change impacts seniors living near the coast

A new Climate Central report examines how climate change threatens America’s aging coastal population—with rising sea levels and increasing hurricane intensity, posing risks to seniors’ safety, health and financial security.

New Webinar Recording

Global to Local - Warming Stripes and Realtime Climate

Global to Local - Warming Stripes and Realtime Climate

On June 21, 2021, Climate Central talked with Ed Hawkins of the University of Reading, creator of the warming stripes visuals, on how meteorologists, journalists, and other professionals can use warming stripes and Realtime Climate alerts to integrate localized climate data visualizations into storytelling about climate-related events.

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.

Realtime Climate

Realtime Climate

Realtime Climate monitors local weather and events across the U.S. and generates alerts when certain conditions are met or expected. These alerts provide links to science-based analyses and visualizations—including locality-specific, high-quality graphics—that can help explain events in the context of climate change.

Trending Stories

As temperatures rise, so do allergies

As temperatures rise, so do allergies

An analysis of temperature data by Climate Central shows central Missouri’s plant growing season has increased by a week since 1970 — meaning an…

Historic Harriet Tubman Sites at Risk of Rising Seas on Eastern Shore

Historic Harriet Tubman Sites at Risk of Rising Seas on Eastern Shore

Climate Central used its public and proprietary tools to assess the current and future coastal flood risk to the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway.

Climate Change Threatens Homes of Boston's Most Vulnerable

Climate Change Threatens Homes of Boston’s Most Vulnerable

Affordable housing units face greater risks from rising seas because they are usually not fortified against storms or coastal flooding

Miami Beach's Housing Crisis Worsened By Climate Change

Miami Beach’s Housing Crisis Worsened By Climate Change

Nonprofits and city planners are working to create more affordable housing, but they’re up against legislation that rewards rampant development.

Barely Above Water

Barely Above Water

New Jerseyans living in public housing confront financial hardship. As many as 15,000 also face rising tides that could wreck their homes.

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