2020 More Extreme Heat

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2020 More Extreme Heat

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2020

Extreme heat is happening more oftenーcreating dangerous conditions, especially for outdoor workers and low-income communities.

Global Temperatures Near Hottest on Record

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Global Temperatures Near Hottest on Record

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2020

The numbers are in for the first half of 2020’s global temperatures—and they are nearly the hottest on record once again.

Humid Heat Extremes on the Rise

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Humid Heat Extremes on the Rise

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2020

As the climate warms, the frequency of extreme heat and humidity has already doubled in most U.S. locations.

July 4th Extremes

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July 4th Extremes

  • Published: Jul 1st, 2020

This week, we take a look at July warming and July 4th climate extremes.

Seniors at Risk: Heat and Seniors

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Seniors at Risk: Heat and Seniors

  • Published: Jun 24th, 2020

A new Climate Central report examines how heat and a warming climate endanger the health of an aging U.S. population, a threat made even more worrisome during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 Mets Unite

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2020 Mets Unite

  • Published: Jun 17th, 2020

Thursday, June 18th is the third year of Mets Unite and the iconic “warming stripes” image—a simple visual that has inspired climate communicators around the world.

2020 Smoke Waves

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2020 Smoke Waves

  • Published: Jun 10th, 2020

Wildfire smoke will worsen lung health this year, increasing susceptibility to COVID-19.

2020 Hurricane Season

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2020 Hurricane Season

  • Published: Jun 1st, 2020

Rising temperatures are causing hurricanes to become more intense, produce more rainfall, and create higher storm surges.