Blogs States of Change

Colorado Wildfires Explained in One Chart

  • Published: Jun 27th, 2012

With Colorado wildfires raging, this chart shows the key role played by the lack of snowfall, and early snowmelt.

The Best & Latest Info to Track the Wildfires in Colorado

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

Where to go to find the latest information on the Colorado wildfires, as well as other fires burning in the West.

Tropical Storm Debby Floods Florida, Ends Drought

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

Tropical Storm Debby has dumped so much rain in Florida that the state has gone from extreme drought to extreme flooding.

Heat Wave Bakes the West and High Plains, Moves East

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

Record heat in the West and High Plains is aggravating tinderbox conditions, and is moving to the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic.

Did Global Warming Set Stage for Duluth Flooding?

  • Published: Jun 22nd, 2012

Research shows that heavy rains like what occurred this week in Duluth, Minnesota are becoming more likely to occur.

For Litany of U.S. Cities, 2012 Temps Are Unprecedented

  • Published: Jun 7th, 2012

Dozens of cities across the U.S. have set records for the warmest year so far, according to a new NOAA report.

The Word From Colbert to North Carolina: Sink or Swim

  • Published: Jun 6th, 2012

The Word from Stephen Colbert as he adds his spin on a proposed North Carolina law on sea level rise.

Weather Extremes Widespread over Memorial Day Holiday

  • Published: May 29th, 2012

From record heat to a powerful tropical storm, Memorial Day Weekend will long be remembered for its extreme weather.