Batteries are having a moment. A new Solutions Brief by Climate Central describes the rapid growth of battery storage capacity in the U.S., and how it can be used to reduce carbon emissions while making our power grid more resilient to extreme weather.
New elevation data show that by midcentury frequent coastal flooding will rise higher than areas currently home to hundreds of millions of people.
Extreme heat index days—when heat and humidity make it difficult for the body to cool itself off—have been increasing in cities across the country.
As summers heat up, the air we breathe is increasingly at risk of becoming unhealthy, despite decades of air quality improvements.
Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.
America’s inland streams, the Great Lakes, and coastal waters are heating up—spelling trouble for fish and the nation’s $46.1 billion dollar recreational fishing industry.
Prescribed burns — an important tool for reducing wildfire risk — are being unevenly applied across the country.
Climate change is making the wettest days wetter, heightening flood risks.