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.

Less Lake Ice, More Potential Lake Effect Snow

Less Lake Ice, More Potential Lake Effect Snow

  • Published: Nov 15th, 2017

Climate change is warming the Great Lakes, meaning more lake effect snow — for now.

Woods Placky on This Summer’s Extreme Weather

Woods Placky on This Summer’s Extreme Weather

  • Published: Oct 18th, 2017

Attribution science is tricky, but hurricanes are fueled by warmer waters.

Climate Extremes Index

Climate Extremes Index

  • Published: Sep 13th, 2017

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

More Downpours in the U.S.

More Downpours in the U.S.

  • Published: Sep 13th, 2017

The number of days with more than 3+ inches of rain is increasing in the U.S.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: What We Know

Hurricanes and Climate Change: What We Know

  • Published: Sep 6th, 2017

Climate change affects hurricanes by energizing them in a few important ways.

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

  • Published: Sep 6th, 2017

Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.

Here’s How Climate Change Could Turn U.S. Real Estate Prices Upside Down

Here’s How Climate Change Could Turn U.S. Real Estate Prices Upside Down

  • Published: Sep 5th, 2017

Rising seas and more fierce storm surge could send homebuyers searching for higher ground.