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Western Drought Trends

  • Published: Apr 3rd, 2019

This winter may have been wet, but western droughts are trending worse overall with climate change.

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Western Snowpack Above Average This Year

  • Published: Apr 3rd, 2019

Due to record winter precipitation, this year’s western snowpack is above average for just the third time in ten years — a happy exception to an overall downward trend.

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Top U.S. Freshwater Use by State

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Can you guess how your state uses the most water?

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Top U.S. Freshwater Use by Industry

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Public supply makes up a small fraction of our country’s freshwater needs. Take a look at which sectors are thirstiest.

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Climate Change & Water Use

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Here’s how climate change affects our water supply.

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Heavy Rainfall Getting More Extreme

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2019

As the climate warms, heavy rain events are increasing across the country.

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Climate Extremes Index Trending Upward

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2019

Extreme weather is happening more often in a warming world.

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

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Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

  • Published: Nov 19th, 2015

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, drought, wildfires, inland & coastal flooding.