Lingering Summer Warmth

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Lingering Summer Warmth

  • Published: Oct 7th, 2020

Summer warmth is creeping into our fall season, causing changes to natural events such as migration and hibernation while presenting yet more challenges to American farmers.

Power Outages

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Power Outages

  • Published: Sep 29th, 2020

Large-scale power outages are increasingly common in the United States, as extreme weather fueled by climate change wreaks havoc on the aging electrical grid. These outages affect millions of people and cost the economy billions of dollars each year.

2020 Stronger Hurricanes

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2020 Stronger Hurricanes

  • Published: Sep 23rd, 2020

Warming Atlantic ocean waters are adding fuel to tropical systems, giving a boost to stronger, more rapidly-intensifying hurricanes.

2020 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

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2020 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

  • Published: Sep 22nd, 2020

Arctic ice loss is leading to a reinforcing heat spiral.

Summer 2020: One for the Record Books

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Summer 2020: One for the Record Books

  • Published: Sep 16th, 2020

Climate Central reflects back on a hot summer 2020, finding that record temperature highs continue to outpace record lows both this summer and through 2020.

Worsening Western Wildfires

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Worsening Western Wildfires

  • Published: Sep 9th, 2020

Climate change is increasing the risk of larger, more intense wildfires, as warmer and drier conditions allow fire to spread faster and farther, creating dangerous conditions for residents and emergency services.

The Inequality of City Heat

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The Inequality of City Heat

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2020

New studies are spotlighting and quantifying social, racial, and economic inequalities associated with disproportionate tree coverage in cities across the United States.

Fall Trends

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Fall Trends

  • Published: Sep 2nd, 2020

Mosquitoes, ticks, air conditioning, and pollen could be mainstays of fall as climate change extends the summer heat.