Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

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Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

  • Published: Dec 5th, 2018

The four years with the most billion-dollar disasters have all happened since 2011.

States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

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States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

  • Published: Dec 5th, 2018

These states have suffered the most billion-dollar weather and climate disasters since 1980.

A 2018 Summer of Extremes

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A 2018 Summer of Extremes

  • Published: Aug 29th, 2018

From deluge to wildfires, summer 2018 was one of extremes in the U.S.

Wildfire Smoke Health Risks

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Wildfire Smoke Health Risks

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2018

Even small concentrations of smoke pollution from wildfires can be harmful to human health.

Smoke Wave Days in the Western U.S.

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Smoke Wave Days in the Western U.S.

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2018

Smoke pollution from wildfires threatens the advancements the U.S. has made in cleaning its air.

The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

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The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2017

As the climate changes, the number and cost of weather disasters is increasing in the U.S.

2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

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2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2017

There have been 15 billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S. in 2017, and the year may finish as the costliest on record.

Here’s How Wildfire Pollution Harms Health

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Here’s How Wildfire Pollution Harms Health

  • Published: Nov 7th, 2017

Warming temperatures combined with drought conditions are major factors for the increase in wildfires.