The looming threat for Maine’s iconic potato industry

The looming threat for Maine’s iconic potato industry

  • Published: May 11th, 2022

As temperatures have risen, the annual number of potato plant growing degree days in Aroostook County has increased by more than 20 percent since 1970

Ellis Island, lighthouses among historic NJ sites flooding as seas rise

Ellis Island, lighthouses among historic NJ sites flooding as seas rise

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2022

As seas rise, conflict beckons over which NJ historic sites to save.

Still rare in Iowa, electric car powers Des Moines family’s home during blackouts

Still rare in Iowa, electric car powers Des Moines family’s home during blackouts

  • Published: Apr 8th, 2022

Power outages are occurring more frequently for more American communities as fires, storms and other climate disasters intensify with rising temperatures.

Storied Maine ski resort bets future on reining in high costs of warmer winters

Storied Maine ski resort bets future on reining in high costs of warmer winters

  • Published: Feb 28th, 2022

To stay in business, ski resorts have had to make more snow while investing millions of dollars in energy-efficient equipment to minimize their environmental impact.

Hardly any past Winter Olympic host cities will have the snow to host in 60 years

Hardly any past Winter Olympic host cities will have the snow to host in 60 years

  • Published: Feb 10th, 2022

Rain, wet snow, and shallow snow are all expected to increase at former Olympic venues over the coming decades, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Waterloo.

Warming Winter Olympics

Warming Winter Olympics

  • Published: Feb 2nd, 2022

As the 2022 Winter Olympic Games begin in Beijing, we look at the historical warming trends and future suitability of previous host cities in a warming world.

Shrinking Cold Snaps

Shrinking Cold Snaps

  • Published: Jan 26th, 2022

From 1970 to 2021, the longest winter cold snaps shrunk for 97% of the 244 U.S. locations analyzed—a winter trend that can have year-round impacts.

Data may be Colorado’s best bet to mitigate increasing wildfire risk on the Front Range

Data may be Colorado’s best bet to mitigate increasing wildfire risk on the Front Range

  • Published: Jan 23rd, 2022

Climate and fire experts say they must now do even more to layer new sensor technology atop decades of firefighting experience to prevent more fires like the one that devastated Louisville and Superior.