Arctic sea ice minimum

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Arctic sea ice minimum

  • Published: Sep 15th, 2021

Arctic sea ice is approaching its yearly minimum extent—and will likely fall in the lowest 10 extents on record.

Fall Package

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Fall Package

  • Published: Sep 8th, 2021

A warming fall season means that summer mosquitoes, heat, wildfires, and allergies are sticking around longer.

Summer 2021 Review

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Summer 2021 Review

  • Published: Sep 1st, 2021

Summer 2021 was a “Summer of the Extremes”, again, as flooding, fires, drought, intense heat, and strong storms plagued the nation.

Fire Weather

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Fire Weather

  • Published: Aug 25th, 2021

Climate Central’s new report examines the increase in fire weather days—when weather conditions allow small fires to explode into infernos.

Heat Streaks

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Heat Streaks

  • Published: Aug 18th, 2021

Consecutive days with extreme heat are trending longer and taking a toll on our health — especially in urban areas.

IPCC 6th Assessment Report

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IPCC 6th Assessment Report

  • Published: Aug 9th, 2021

Part I of the new IPCC Sixth Assessment Report, The Physical Science Basis, updates the current scientific understanding of climate change, indicating that the impacts of climate change are largely happening the way scientists have expected.

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Cooling Degree Days

  • Published: Aug 4th, 2021

As our global temperature rises, so does our need for air conditioning. The increased demand will pose several challenges like emitting more greenhouse gases, straining our aging power grids, and inflating our energy bills.

Dog Days of Summer: When Heat Endangers Pets

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Dog Days of Summer: When Heat Endangers Pets

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2021

With climate change making our summers hotter and longer, pets can be at increased risk from heat-related illnesses and burning pavement.