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Surging Seas • Sea Level Rise

Surging Seas • Sea Level Rise

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

Meteorology

Meteorology

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.

Featured

Shorter Cold Spells

Shorter Cold Spells

As the climate warms, winter cold streaks like late January’s polar outbreak are becoming shorter and rarer, affecting agriculture and winter sports industries that depend on reliable cold.

The 10 Hottest Global Years on Record

The 10 Hottest Global Years on Record

Across the globe, the past five years have been the hottest five years on record. See the rest of the top 10 here.

2018's Billion-Dollar Disasters Show Weather & Climate Impacts Across the U.S.

2018’s Billion-Dollar Disasters Show Weather & Climate Impacts Across the U.S.

2018 saw another near-record number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the U.S.

Future Days Below Freezing

Future Days Below Freezing

Climate change is leading to fewer days below freezing, affecting winter sports that depend on snow-friendly temperatures

2018 Global Temp Review: Land & Ocean

2018 Global Temp Review: Land & Ocean

The 2018 numbers are in and once again, the vast majority of the globe was warmer than average.

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.

Special Sections

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

ON THIN ICE: How Climate Change is Shaping Winter Recreation

ON THIN ICE: How Climate Change is Shaping Winter Recreation

Winters are heating up, with serious consequences for America’s cold-weather sports economy.

New Tool Forecasts Local Power Generation

New Tool Forecasts Local Power Generation

By enabling meteorologists to routinely inform their viewers about local generation of renewable electricity, the tool increases viewers’ awareness that low-carbon energy sources are…

Want to Build a Delaware Beach House? Expect Regular Floodwaters in 30 Years

Want to Build a Delaware Beach House? Expect Regular Floodwaters in 30 Years

Between 2010 and 2017 more than 700 homes in Delaware — worth roughly $500 million — were built on land that’s projected to be…

Rising Tides: How Near-Daily Flooding of America’s Shorelines Could Become the Norm

Rising Tides: How Near-Daily Flooding of America’s Shorelines Could Become the Norm

Minor floods, and the damage and disruption they cause, have grown far more common in the last few decades.

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