2018’s Billion-Dollar Disasters Show Weather & Climate Impacts Across the U.S.

2018’s Billion-Dollar Disasters Show Weather & Climate Impacts Across the U.S.

  • Published: Feb 6th, 2019

2018 saw another near-record number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the U.S.

Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

  • Published: Dec 5th, 2018

The four years with the most billion-dollar disasters have all happened since 2011.

States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

  • Published: Dec 5th, 2018

These states have suffered the most billion-dollar weather and climate disasters since 1980.

More Extreme Rain: Climate Extremes Index

More Extreme Rain: Climate Extremes Index

  • Published: Sep 12th, 2018

Extreme rainfall is happening more often in a warming world, especially in the past few years in the U.S.

Strongest Tropical Cyclones by Region

Strongest Tropical Cyclones by Region

  • Published: Sep 12th, 2018

As the climate warms, parts of the world have recently seen new records for tropical cyclone intensity.

Climate Change and Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

Climate Change and Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

  • Published: May 30th, 2018

Here’s how climate change may affect rapidly intensifying hurricanes.

Ben Strauss on Stronger Hurricanes

Ben Strauss on Stronger Hurricanes

  • Published: May 23rd, 2018

Our CEO and Chief Scientist Ben Strauss talks with Meteorologist Cris Martinez about how more intense hurricanes are fueled by warmer ocean temperatures.

Weather Extremes: Hurricanes

Weather Extremes: Hurricanes

  • Published: Apr 24th, 2018

The strongest hurricanes are getting more intense, more frequent, and lasting longer.