News Extremes

U.S. Faces a Rise in Mosquito ‘Disease Danger Days’

U.S. Faces a Rise in Mosquito ‘Disease Danger Days’

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2018

Climate change is causing a change in location of disease-carrying mosquitoes as the world warms, likely leading to a significant public health challenge in the U.S.

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2018

Rising costs from flooding and erosion are prompting Americans, military bases and government agencies to opt for more natural alternatives.

Air Conditioning Costs Rise With Arizona’s Heat

Air Conditioning Costs Rise With Arizona’s Heat

  • Published: Jul 11th, 2018

Air conditioning is becoming more vital as temperatures rise, pushing up utility bills and putting comfortable levels of cooling out of the reach of some.

Report: The High Cost of Hot

Report: The High Cost of Hot

  • Published: Jul 11th, 2018

As additional carbon pollution continues to trap more and more heat in the atmosphere, the higher temperatures that result can come with a hefty price tag.

Rising Seas Could Swell Arizona’s Population

Rising Seas Could Swell Arizona’s Population

  • Published: Jun 7th, 2018

Arizona's low living costs and friendly culture make it an appealing state in which to settle, which could drive up its population as sea-level rise and fierce storms drive coastal residents inland.

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

  • Published: Feb 14th, 2018

These images show long-term sea level rise stakes for the Caribbean.

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

  • Published: Dec 27th, 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate stories from the U.S. in 2017.

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2017

Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high.