Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

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Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

  • Published: Sep 17th, 2014

September marks the end of winter when the sea ice that surrounds Antarctica swells to its maximum extent.

Tropical Trends - Hurricanes and Climate Change

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Tropical Trends - Hurricanes and Climate Change

  • Published: May 29th, 2014

The Power Dissipation Index for hurricanes has been on the rise since 1970, along with sea surface temperatures.

2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

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2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

  • Published: Sep 13th, 2013

Compared with the median ice cover from 1981-2010, 2013's Arctic sea ice loss comes out to approximately 1.74 times the land area of Texas.

Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

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Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

  • Published: Aug 28th, 2013

The current level of understanding makes it hard to say for certain how climate change will influence Atlantic hurricanes in the future.

Sea Level Rise and Population Impact

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Sea Level Rise and Population Impact

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2013

By 2100, sea level may be as high as six-and-a-half feet above 1992 levels, putting the homes of 7.8 million Americans at risk of being flooded.

Rising Seas

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Rising Seas

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2013

Global sea level rise since 1880.

Higher Hurricane Activity Since 1995

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Higher Hurricane Activity Since 1995

  • Published: May 29th, 2013

We've been in an active Atlantic Hurricane period since 1995, where the average number of named tropical storms has jumped significantly to 15.2 per year.

Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

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Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

  • Published: Jan 3rd, 2013

From Hurricane Sandy to record heat, here is our list of the top 10 extreme weather and climate events of 2012.