100 Years of Warming at the National Parks

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100 Years of Warming at the National Parks

  • Published: May 25th, 2016

Each of the National Parks faces unique challenges from climate change, including increased heat.

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.

Cold Nights on the Decline

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Cold Nights on the Decline

  • Published: Jan 21st, 2015

Take a look at how cold nights have been trending for various cities across the U.S.

Fall Temperature Trends

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Fall Temperature Trends

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2014

The big picture is clear: Overall, fall is warming across the U.S, 0.46F per decade since 1970.

Winter Precipitation Trends

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Winter Precipitation Trends

  • Published: Jan 7th, 2014

While every region of the country has seen a rise in winter temperatures since 1970, precipitation trends paint a more varied picture.

Winter Temperature Trends

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Winter Temperature Trends

  • Published: Jan 7th, 2014

Since 1970, winters in the continental U.S. have warmed by 0.61°F per decade on average.

Can Rain Cause More Fire?

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Can Rain Cause More Fire?

  • Published: Apr 27th, 2011

Volatile precipitation patterns, with heavy rains followed by drought, can lead to ideal conditions for wildfires in some states.