Climate Change is Threatening Air Quality across the Country

Climate Change is Threatening Air Quality across the Country

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2019

As summers heat up, the air we breathe is increasingly at risk of becoming unhealthy, despite decades of air quality improvements.

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2019

Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.

Hotter Summers Mean More Stagnant Air

Hotter Summers Mean More Stagnant Air

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2019

Hotter summers often lead to more stagnant air—trapping air pollutants that can cause health problems.

Nationwide Trends in Air Stagnation Since 1973

Nationwide Trends in Air Stagnation Since 1973

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2019

Since NOAA’s Index began in 1973, the number of annual stagnant days has increased in 83% of the contiguous U.S. cities analyzed.

2019 Global Temperature Anomalies Through June

2019 Global Temperature Anomalies Through June

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2019

While U.S. temperatures have been relatively mild this year, the rest of the world has endured near-record heat.

2019 Global Temperatures Through June: Among Top 5 Hottest on Record

2019 Global Temperatures Through June: Among Top 5 Hottest on Record

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2019

The past five years have been the hottest on record globally — and 2019 is on pace to continue that trend.

More Extremely Hot Days (2019)

More Extremely Hot Days (2019)

  • Published: Jul 10th, 2019

Climate change is making summer scorchers all the more extreme—check the trend for area.

Daily Template: CO2 in the Context of Human History

Daily Template: CO2 in the Context of Human History

  • Published: Jul 2nd, 2019

This image puts today’s CO2 levels in historical context. Spoiler alert: we’re off the charts.