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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.

Here’s How Climate Change Could Turn U.S. Real Estate Prices Upside Down

Here’s How Climate Change Could Turn U.S. Real Estate Prices Upside Down

  • Published: Sep 5th, 2017

Rising seas and more fierce storm surge could send homebuyers searching for higher ground.

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.

NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic

NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic

  • Published: May 25th, 2017

Above-average hurricane activity is expected in Atlantic this hurricane season, despite a potential El Niño.

Communities Retreat as Oceans Swell, Coasts Erode

Communities Retreat as Oceans Swell, Coasts Erode

  • Published: Mar 27th, 2017

New research highlights an emerging migration crisis that’s worsening with global warming.

NOAA Sea Grant Cut Could Slow Climate Adaptation

NOAA Sea Grant Cut Could Slow Climate Adaptation

  • Published: Mar 7th, 2017

President Trump may seek to eliminate NOAA's Sea Grant program, "an outsized leader in coastal adaptation."

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2017

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

Climate Change Is the World’s Biggest Risk, in 3 Charts

Climate Change Is the World’s Biggest Risk, in 3 Charts

  • Published: Jan 12th, 2017

In its annual risk review, the World Economic Forum ranked climate change among its most impactful risks.