Fewer Cold Nights & Groundhog Day

Fewer Cold Nights & Groundhog Day

  • Published: Jan 27th, 2021

Climate Central prepares for Groundhog Day and finds that the number of cold nights each year is declining for most of the country.

Winter’s Coldest Time

Winter’s Coldest Time

  • Published: Jan 20th, 2021

For much of the country, winter is entering its coldest stretch. But climate change means our coldest days have been getting warmer—a trend which has consequences for winter recreation, pests, and agriculture.

2020 in Review: Global Temperature Rankings

2020 in Review: Global Temperature Rankings

  • Published: Jan 19th, 2021

The global temperature data is in and signs of climate change could not be clearer—2020 was one of the two warmest years on record.

2020 US Temps & Billion-Dollar Disasters

2020 US Temps & Billion-Dollar Disasters

  • Published: Jan 19th, 2021

While we’d like to leave 2020 in the past, the news that last year was the 5th warmest on record for the U.S. reminds us that climate change impacts will only worsen until we make progress on ‘bending the curve’ of CO2 emissions. 22 billion-dollar disasters hit the U.S. this year - a new record.

The Carbon Skyscraper

The Carbon Skyscraper

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2021

The sawtooth pattern of carbon levels over the past million years has shot up swiftly.

Holiday Stripes

Holiday Stripes

  • Published: Dec 16th, 2020

With the holidays quickly approaching, Climate Central revisits Ed Hawkins’ warming stripes with a holiday twist!

Miami Beach’s Housing Crisis Worsened By Climate Change

Miami Beach’s Housing Crisis Worsened By Climate Change

  • Published: Dec 15th, 2020

Nonprofits and city planners are working to create more affordable housing, but they’re up against legislation that rewards rampant development.

Viviendas asequibles en riesgo de inundaciones costeras

Viviendas asequibles en riesgo de inundaciones costeras

  • Published: Dec 11th, 2020

A medida que el cambio climático produce un incremento en el nivel del mar, se prevé que el número de viviendas asequibles en riesgo de inundación costera se triplique a casi 25.000 en todo el país en los próximos 30 años.