Climate Change & the Olympics: Competing with Heat

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Climate Change & the Olympics: Competing with Heat

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2021

As the 2021 Tokyo Olympics approaches, Climate Central looks at Japan’s changing climate and how rising temperatures could impact the health and performance of our world's best athletes.

Urban Heat Islands

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Urban Heat Islands

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2021

A new Climate Central analysis evaluates the intensity of urban heat islands in cities around the country. Read the report to find out about the factors that cause hotter temperatures in urban areas, the impacts, and the solutions.

Heat and Hospitalizations

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Heat and Hospitalizations

  • Published: Jul 7th, 2021

As our climate continues to change, we are experiencing more extremely hot days, increasing the risk of heat-related illness and hospitalizations.

July Warming & Extremes

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July Warming & Extremes

  • Published: Jun 30th, 2021

Climate Central takes a look at July warming and the hottest, coolest, and wettest Independence Days on record in your area.

Climate Extremes

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Climate Extremes

  • Published: Jun 23rd, 2021

Climate extremes, like drought, heavy rain, and extreme heat are becoming more common—and more costly—as the climate changes.

#ShowYourStripes & Realtime Climate Launch

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#ShowYourStripes & Realtime Climate Launch

  • Published: Jun 16th, 2021

It’s time to #ShowYourStripes to inform people about climate change. And it’s time to roll out Realtime Climate, the new alert system for local climate connections to weather and news.

Solutions Series: Electric Vehicles

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Solutions Series: Electric Vehicles

  • Published: Jun 9th, 2021

The latest installment in our climate solutions series investigates the role that electric vehicles may play in transporting us to net zero emissions.

2021 Summer Package

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2021 Summer Package

  • Published: Jun 1st, 2021

Summertime is here and so is our Summer Package. This year's installment includes trends related to summer average and night temperatures as well as the number of days with extreme heat.