Forecast Temperature Changes by 2100

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Forecast Temperature Changes by 2100

  • Published: May 6th, 2014

A look at how U.S. temperatures are projected to change, according to the Third National Climate Assessment released May 6, 2014.

CO2 Hits Climate Milestone

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CO2 Hits Climate Milestone

  • Published: May 1st, 2014

April 2014 was the first month in human history with average CO2 levels above 400 ppm.

Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day

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Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day

  • Published: Apr 22nd, 2014

The contiguous U.S. has warmed 2.1°F since the first Earth Day in 1970.

Cherry Blossoms: Earlier Bloom

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Cherry Blossoms: Earlier Bloom

  • Published: Apr 14th, 2014

Cherry blossoms now appear five days earlier, on average, than they did 80 years ago.

Spring Snow Cover

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Spring Snow Cover

  • Published: Apr 2nd, 2014

While this has been a snowy winter, the past 50 years have shown a trend of less overall spring snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere.

How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought?

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How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought?

  • Published: Feb 20th, 2014

A striking look at how much precipitation the Southwest would need over the next month to end the drought.

Valentine’s Day Snow Cover

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Valentine’s Day Snow Cover

  • Published: Feb 19th, 2014

Snow cover for the continental U.S. on Valentine’s Day, 2014 was light-years beyond what we saw a year ago.

Winter Olympics in a Warming World

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Winter Olympics in a Warming World

  • Published: Feb 19th, 2014

If global warming continues unabated, only 6 of the 19 previous host cities could host the Winter Games again by the 2080s.