Top U.S. Freshwater Use by Industry

Top U.S. Freshwater Use by Industry

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Public supply makes up a small fraction of our country’s freshwater needs. Take a look at which sectors are thirstiest.

Climate Change & Water Use

Climate Change & Water Use

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Here’s how climate change affects our water supply.

Heavy Rainfall Getting More Extreme

Heavy Rainfall Getting More Extreme

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2019

As the climate warms, heavy rain events are increasing across the country.

Climate Extremes Index Trending Upward

Climate Extremes Index Trending Upward

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2019

Extreme weather is happening more often in a warming world.

New Tool Forecasts Local Power Generation

New Tool Forecasts Local Power Generation

  • Published: Dec 10th, 2018

By enabling meteorologists to routinely inform their viewers about local generation of renewable electricity, the tool increases viewers’ awareness that low-carbon energy sources are already practical and increasingly widespread.

John Upton Talks Sea Level Rise, National Climate Assessment

John Upton Talks Sea Level Rise, National Climate Assessment

  • Published: Dec 3rd, 2018

Scientists have concluded that rising sea levels caused by global warming threaten new homes in the greater Philadelphia area, including in New Jersey and Delaware.

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

  • Published: Nov 13th, 2018

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

Renewable Electricity Growth Across the U.S.

Renewable Electricity Growth Across the U.S.

  • Published: Sep 19th, 2018

See the gains wind and solar electricity generation have made in your state.