Climate-Friendly Cars by State

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Climate-Friendly Cars by State

  • Published: May 24th, 2017

A car’s climate impact depends on three main factors: the efficiency of the car, the distance driven, and in the case of electric and plug-in hybrid cars, how the electricity it uses is generated.

Today’s Emissions, Tomorrow’s Warming

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Today’s Emissions, Tomorrow’s Warming

  • Published: Nov 7th, 2016

An examination of how high temperatures throughout the year are projected to rise by the end of the century under two different emissions scenarios.

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

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2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

  • Published: Apr 25th, 2016

If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.

Spring Ahead: Warmer Temperatures Arriving Earlier

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Spring Ahead: Warmer Temperatures Arriving Earlier

  • Published: Mar 3rd, 2016

On the current greenhouse emissions path, spring may start an average of three weeks earlier by 2100.

Early Spring Impacts

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Early Spring Impacts

  • Published: Mar 3rd, 2016

An early spring can disrupt plant & animal behaviors and make it more difficult on farming.

Global Sea Level Rise by Century

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Global Sea Level Rise by Century

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2016

A new report constructs a sea level timeline going way back. Hard to miss the human influence in the 20th century.

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

New analysis looks at the human-caused influence on the number of coastal flood days for various locations across the U.S.

Extreme Weather Trends: What We Know

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Extreme Weather Trends: What We Know

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2015

What scientists know well, and what's left to learn, about extreme weather and climate change.