Earth Day Trends

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Earth Day Trends

  • Published: Apr 14th, 2021

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.

Brood X Cicadas

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Brood X Cicadas

  • Published: Apr 8th, 2021

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.

Drought and Western Snowpack

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Drought and Western Snowpack

  • Published: Apr 7th, 2021

Drought conditions are intensifying across much of the United States, especially in the West — impacting agriculture and recreation, as well as energy generation and natural ecosystems.

Opening Day

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Opening Day

  • Published: Mar 31st, 2021

With Opening Day just around the corner, Climate Central looks at how rising temperatures play into America’s favorite pastime—baseball.

Pollen & Allergy Season

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Pollen & Allergy Season

  • Published: Mar 24th, 2021

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.

Solar Power Solutions Brief

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Solar Power Solutions Brief

  • Published: Mar 10th, 2021

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

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Climate change impacts seniors living near the coast

  • Published: Mar 3rd, 2021

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.

2021 Spring Package

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2021 Spring Package

  • Published: Feb 24th, 2021

We may be reeling from a polar vortex and winter storms across the country, but meteorological spring waits for no snow shoveler. In preparation, we bring you an update of our spring package.