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Travel and Air Pollution During Covid-19

  • Published: May 13th, 2020

Air quality has improved substantially as travel declines during the pandemic, though these changes may not last for long.

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CO2 and the Climate Curve

  • Published: May 6th, 2020

Even as emissions temporarily decline during the pandemic, global temperatures and CO2 levels continue to rise.

National: 1 day rainfall totals compared to average (2020)

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National: 1 day rainfall totals compared to average (2020)

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2020

This analysis calculated trends in ½, 1, 2 or 3-inch rainfall events.

Local: Heavy Rain Trends (2020)

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Local: Heavy Rain Trends (2020)

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2020

More heavy rain is a major impact of climate change—on par with intensifying heat.

Birds: Taking Flight from Climate Change

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Birds: Taking Flight from Climate Change

  • Published: Apr 22nd, 2020

Climate change is impacting the familiar birds that represent our states and often appear in our own backyards.

Local: Earth Day annual average temperature trends

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Local: Earth Day annual average temperature trends

  • Published: Apr 15th, 2020

We’ve updated our popular city trends package, plotting annual temperatures since the first Earth Day 50 years ago.

National: Earth Day annual average temperature trend for the contiguous U.S.

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National: Earth Day annual average temperature trend for the contiguous U.S.

  • Published: Apr 15th, 2020

Temperature trends since the first Earth Day, as well as resources for climate solutions reporting and Environmental Education Week.

Sustainable Beer Infographic

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Sustainable Beer Infographic

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2020

Brewers are pursuing solutions to reduce water usage, encourage more sustainable farming, limit material use, and power facilities with clean energy.