Solar, Wind and Battery Prices Falling

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Solar, Wind and Battery Prices Falling

  • Published: Nov 13th, 2019

A new Solutions Brief by Climate Central describes the rapid growth of battery storage capacity in the U.S., and how it can be used to reduce carbon emissions while making our power grid more resilient to extreme weather.

2019 Billion-Dollar Disasters

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2019 Billion-Dollar Disasters

  • Published: Nov 6th, 2019

2019 marks the fifth straight year with at least ten U.S. billion-dollar weather and climate disasters—showing the increasing cost of extreme weather as the climate warms.

Halloween and October Nights

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Halloween and October Nights

  • Published: Oct 30th, 2019

In this week’s climate spooktacular, Climate Central looks at Halloween weather extremes and how October nights have warmed.

The Power of Trees: Fighting Floodwaters Local Numbers

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The Power of Trees: Fighting Floodwaters Local Numbers

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2019

Following last year’s celebration of trees’ many benefits, this year we focus on their ability to reduce flooding from stormwater.

2019 Fall Record Heat

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2019 Fall Record Heat

  • Published: Oct 7th, 2019

With the recent record-breaking heat, Climate Central takes a look at record high temperatures compared to record low temperatures across the United States.

Fall Days Above Normal

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Fall Days Above Normal

  • Published: Oct 2nd, 2019

We continue our analysis of how fall temperatures have been changing by examining how the number of fall days above normal has changed since 1970.

Arctic Sea Ice Near Record Low Extent

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Arctic Sea Ice Near Record Low Extent

  • Published: Sep 18th, 2019

Arctic sea ice will soon reach its minimum extent for 2019—the 18th year in a row below average.

National Fall Temperature Trends for CONUS

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National Fall Temperature Trends for CONUS

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2019

America’s fall temperatures have been on the rise in recent decades, resulting in drawn-out mosquito and allergy seasons, and continued energy demands for cooling