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This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

  • Published: Jul 11th, 2017

A new, interactive map shows where studies have found a discernible role for warming in extreme weather events.

Warming May Turn Africa’s Arid Sahel Green: Researchers

Warming May Turn Africa’s Arid Sahel Green: Researchers

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2017

One of Africa's driest regions - the Sahel - could turn greener if the planet warms more than 2 degrees Celsius.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Fix Neighborhood Floods

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Fix Neighborhood Floods

  • Published: May 25th, 2017

As high tides caused flooding this week, federal legislation was introduced to protect neighborhoods.

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest

  • Published: May 18th, 2017

Some of the world’s most vulnerable live in the tropics, where sea rise will cause a sharp rises in floods.

The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

  • Published: May 5th, 2017

Levees pose an often overlooked residual flood threat, and that may only increase with warming.

The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather

The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather

  • Published: Apr 24th, 2017

Global warming made heat records more likely for about 80 percent of an observed area of the globe.

This App Shows What Sea Level Rise Will Do

This App Shows What Sea Level Rise Will Do

  • Published: Apr 20th, 2017

After Ice is a new app that uses augmented reality to make the impacts of sea level rise clearer.