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.
As the climate changes, the number and cost of weather disasters is increasing in the U.S.
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.
Climate change is warming the Great Lakes, meaning more lake effect snow — for now.
Attribution science is tricky, but hurricanes are fueled by warmer waters.
Extreme weather is happening more often in a warming world, especially in the past few years.
The number of days with more than 3+ inches of rain is increasing in the U.S.
Climate change affects hurricanes by energizing them in a few important ways.