Heavy Rainfall Trends Across the U.S.

Heavy Rainfall Trends Across the U.S.

  • Published: Apr 11th, 2018

The number of days with heavy precipitation is increasing in most locations in the U.S.

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

  • Published: Feb 28th, 2018

The number of days each year with extreme rainfall is, on average, increasing in every region of the U.S.

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

  • Published: Feb 14th, 2018

These images show long-term sea level rise stakes for the Caribbean.

Sublette on Philadelphia Sea Level Rise

Sublette on Philadelphia Sea Level Rise

  • Published: Jan 12th, 2018

Sea level rise from climate change poses threats to Philadelphia, including most of its airport.

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

  • Published: Dec 27th, 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate stories from the U.S. in 2017.

The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2017

As the climate changes, the number and cost of weather disasters is increasing in the U.S.

2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2017

There have been 15 billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S. in 2017, and the year may finish as the costliest on record.

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2017

Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high.