Blogs United States

Plains Blizzard Winds Down; Philippines Storm Becomes Deadliest of 2011

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2011

As a fierce blizzard winds down in the Plains, the death toll from Tropical Storm Washi rises in the Philippines.

New Jersey Faces Serious Climate Change Risks, Experts Warn

  • Published: Dec 2nd, 2011

More extreme hot days and more flooding will mean economic, environmental and health consequences for the Garden State.

Freak Wind Storm Wallops Western States

  • Published: Dec 2nd, 2011

An unusual wind storm slammed into the West, bringing gusts equal to the winds in a Category Four hurricane.

Can Trees Keep Up With Climate Change?

  • Published: Nov 9th, 2011

Research indicates trees may have a more difficult time adapting to climate change than previously thought.

Interactive Map Compares States’ Renewable Energy Goals

  • Published: Jul 22nd, 2011

Use this interactive tool to explore and compare renewable portfolio standards in the US.

Heat Wave Continues, With Record Warm Overnight Lows

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2011

Use this interactive to examine the record warm overnight low temperatures that have marked this summer's intense heat wave.

Hot Nights and High Humidity Set This Heat Wave Apart

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2011

The intense heat wave across the US has brought a dangerous combination of high heat and humidity, with repercussions for public health and and the power grid.

New York Times Publishes a Searing Drought Story, But Completely Misses the Climate Change Angle

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2011

A New York Times story on the intense drought in the Southern US fails to mention any possible climate change role, instead blaming La Nina.