Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day

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Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day

  • Published: Apr 22nd, 2014

The contiguous U.S. has warmed 2.1°F since the first Earth Day in 1970.

Cherry Blossoms: Earlier Bloom

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Cherry Blossoms: Earlier Bloom

  • Published: Apr 14th, 2014

Cherry blossoms now appear five days earlier, on average, than they did 80 years ago.

Spring Snow Cover

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Spring Snow Cover

  • Published: Apr 2nd, 2014

While this has been a snowy winter, the past 50 years have shown a trend of less overall spring snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere.

Winter Olympics in a Warming World

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Winter Olympics in a Warming World

  • Published: Feb 19th, 2014

If global warming continues unabated, only 6 of the 19 previous host cities could host the Winter Games again by the 2080s.

2013 Record Highs vs. Record Lows

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2013 Record Highs vs. Record Lows

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2013

For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. is on track to set more record lows than record highs in 2013.

2013 Hurricane Season

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2013 Hurricane Season

  • Published: Dec 11th, 2013

This season was the least active since 1982 and the sixth-quietest since 1950.

Climate Change & The Jet Stream

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Climate Change & The Jet Stream

  • Published: Nov 1st, 2013

As the globe continues to warm, it is already having an effect on the jet stream and corresponding weather patterns.

Autumn is Falling Back

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Autumn is Falling Back

  • Published: Oct 11th, 2013

Foliage color and timing has been starting later, on average, in a warming world.