More Frequent and Pervasive Coastal Flooding

More Frequent and Pervasive Coastal Flooding

  • Published: Oct 14th, 2020

As sea levels rise, coastal flooding is happening more often and in more places at once.

Lingering Summer Warmth

Lingering Summer Warmth

  • Published: Oct 7th, 2020

Summer warmth is creeping into our fall season, causing changes to natural events such as migration and hibernation while presenting yet more challenges to American farmers.

Power Outages

Power Outages

  • Published: Sep 29th, 2020

Large-scale power outages are increasingly common in the United States, as extreme weather fueled by climate change wreaks havoc on the aging electrical grid. These outages affect millions of people and cost the economy billions of dollars each year.

Climate change and concrete turn up heat on vulnerable communities in New Jersey’s cities

Climate change and concrete turn up heat on vulnerable communities in New Jersey’s cities

  • Published: Sep 29th, 2020

This joint article with Michael Sol Warren from NJ Advance Media and Charles Wohlforth from Climate Central examines how seniors and brown communities in cities like Newark and Elizabeth are most threatened by rising temperatures.

2020 Stronger Hurricanes

2020 Stronger Hurricanes

  • Published: Sep 23rd, 2020

Warming Atlantic ocean waters are adding fuel to tropical systems, giving a boost to stronger, more rapidly-intensifying hurricanes.

2020 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

2020 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

  • Published: Sep 22nd, 2020

Arctic ice loss is leading to a reinforcing heat spiral.

Summer 2020: One for the Record Books

Summer 2020: One for the Record Books

  • Published: Sep 16th, 2020

Climate Central reflects back on a hot summer 2020, finding that record temperature highs continue to outpace record lows both this summer and through 2020.

NYC’s Trees: A Natural Defense Against Heat, But Not Equally Shared

NYC’s Trees: A Natural Defense Against Heat, But Not Equally Shared

  • Published: Sep 10th, 2020

This article, produced in partnership with WNYC reporter Clarisa Diaz, examines the the cooling power of trees and parks in cities.