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Climate Extremes Index Trending Upward

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2019

Extreme weather is happening more often in a warming world.

Global Sea Levels Rising

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Global Sea Levels Rising

  • Published: Mar 21st, 2016

Satellite and tide gauge measurements show an absolute sea level increase across the world’s oceans.

Natural & Human-caused Coastal Flood Days in the U.S.

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Natural & Human-caused Coastal Flood Days in the U.S.

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2016

Human-caused climate change is creating more coastal flood days in the U.S.

A Major Milestone: 1°C

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A Major Milestone: 1°C

  • Published: Dec 9th, 2015

2015 marked the first time since recordkeeping began that the global average temperature climbed to more than 1°C (1.8°F) above pre-industrial levels.

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.

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

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State-level Preparedness Report Cards

  • Published: Nov 18th, 2015

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

Stagnant Days of Summer on the Rise

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Stagnant Days of Summer on the Rise

  • Published: Jul 22nd, 2015

Studies suggest a warming climate will further increase the number of stagnation days, a key factor influencing air pollution.

Summer Temperature Trends

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Summer Temperature Trends

  • Published: Jun 17th, 2015

For most of the nation, summer weather has been changing in ways climate scientists say are consistent with what they’d expect in a warming world.