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What a Warmer Future Means for Southeastern Wildfires

What a Warmer Future Means for Southeastern Wildfires

  • Published: Nov 23rd, 2016

Drought is fueling large wildfires in the Southeast, but the future of wildfires there in a warming climate is murky.

Toasty October Keeps U.S. on Track for 2nd-Hottest Year

Toasty October Keeps U.S. on Track for 2nd-Hottest Year

  • Published: Nov 8th, 2016

After the third-warmest October on record, the U.S. is having it's second-hottest year-to-date.

Drought, Climate Impact Fall Foliage in Complex Ways

Drought, Climate Impact Fall Foliage in Complex Ways

  • Published: Oct 31st, 2016

Weather and climate can have unexpected complex impacts on the timing and appearance of fall foliage.

Winter Drought Forecast for Much of U.S.

Winter Drought Forecast for Much of U.S.

  • Published: Oct 21st, 2016

Winter will bring continued dry conditions in California, the Southeast and parts of the Northeast.

Sea Level Rise Upping Ante On ‘Sunny Day’ Floods

Sea Level Rise Upping Ante On ‘Sunny Day’ Floods

  • Published: Oct 17th, 2016

New report shows how coastal flooding is on the rise because of human-caused sea level rise.

Climate Central’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ Wins National Award

Climate Central’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ Wins National Award

  • Published: Sep 18th, 2016

Climate Central’s groundbreaking series Pulp Fiction won the Online News Association award for explanatory journalism.

Louisiana Floods Directly Linked to Climate Change

Louisiana Floods Directly Linked to Climate Change

  • Published: Sep 7th, 2016

Unprecedented rainfall in parts of Louisiana last month was made more likely by global warming.

In Streak of Extreme Storms, What’s the Role of Warming?

In Streak of Extreme Storms, What’s the Role of Warming?

  • Published: Aug 22nd, 2016

The massive rains and flooding in Louisiana are the latest in a string of extreme U.S. storms this year.