2020 Summer Package

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2020 Summer Package

  • Published: May 27th, 2020

In the second installment of our new seasonal packages, we’re updating popular summer analyses that will help you in explaining the connections between weather and our changing climate.

Summer Starting Earlier

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Summer Starting Earlier

  • Published: May 20th, 2020

With climate change, summertime heat is starting earlier for many parts of the U.S., squeezing out the colder seasons and prolonging the health risks of extreme heat.

Travel and Air Pollution During Covid-19

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Travel and Air Pollution During Covid-19

  • Published: May 13th, 2020

Air quality has improved substantially as travel declines during the pandemic, though these changes may not last for long.

CO2 and the Climate Curve

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CO2 and the Climate Curve

  • Published: May 6th, 2020

Even as emissions temporarily decline during the pandemic, global temperatures and CO2 levels continue to rise.

National: 1 day rainfall totals compared to average (2020)

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National: 1 day rainfall totals compared to average (2020)

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2020

This analysis calculated trends in ½, 1, 2 or 3-inch rainfall events.

Local: Heavy Rain Trends (2020)

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Local: Heavy Rain Trends (2020)

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2020

More heavy rain is a major impact of climate change—on par with intensifying heat.

Birds: Taking Flight from Climate Change

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Birds: Taking Flight from Climate Change

  • Published: Apr 22nd, 2020

Climate change is impacting the familiar birds that represent our states and often appear in our own backyards.

Local: Earth Day annual average temperature trends

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Local: Earth Day annual average temperature trends

  • Published: Apr 15th, 2020

We’ve updated our popular city trends package, plotting annual temperatures since the first Earth Day 50 years ago.