Drought and Western Snowpack

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Drought and Western Snowpack

  • Published: Apr 7th, 2021

Drought conditions are intensifying across much of the United States, especially in the West — impacting agriculture and recreation, as well as energy generation and natural ecosystems.

Opening Day

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Opening Day

  • Published: Mar 31st, 2021

With Opening Day just around the corner, Climate Central looks at how rising temperatures play into America’s favorite pastime—baseball.

Pollen & Allergy Season

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Pollen & Allergy Season

  • Published: Mar 24th, 2021

As warmer temperatures drive longer growing seasons across the U.S., and rising carbon dioxide levels increase pollen concentrations, conditions only worsen for allergy and asthma sufferers.

Solar Power Solutions Brief

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Solar Power Solutions Brief

  • Published: Mar 10th, 2021

A new Climate Central solutions brief on solar power examines one modeled pathway to net zero emissions that shows opportunities for significant job growth across the country. It also provides an overview of trends in solar in the U.S. and terminology.

Climate change impacts seniors living near the coast

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Climate change impacts seniors living near the coast

  • Published: Mar 3rd, 2021

A new Climate Central report examines how climate change threatens America’s aging coastal population—with rising sea levels and increasing hurricane intensity, posing risks to seniors’ safety, health and financial security.

2021 Spring Package

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2021 Spring Package

  • Published: Feb 24th, 2021

We may be reeling from a polar vortex and winter storms across the country, but meteorological spring waits for no snow shoveler. In preparation, we bring you an update of our spring package.

Return to the Paris Agreement

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Return to the Paris Agreement

  • Published: Feb 17th, 2021

Paris, We’re Back! The U.S. has rejoined the Paris Agreement—but what does that mean going forward?

Coldest Days Are Not as Cold

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Coldest Days Are Not as Cold

  • Published: Feb 10th, 2021

Frigid air from the Arctic has descended on the lower 48 states this week, bringing the coldest air of the season. But as greenhouse gas emissions continue to drive climate change, cold extremes are just not as cold as they used to be across the country.