Western Snowpack Trends

Western Snowpack Trends

  • Published: Mar 28th, 2018

Western spring snowpack has been below normal six of the past seven years, meaning less water during the traditionally dry summer months.

These U.S. Cities Are Getting More (and Less) Snow

These U.S. Cities Are Getting More (and Less) Snow

  • Published: Mar 28th, 2018

There were some unusual highs and lows to snowfall totals across the U.S. this winter. Take a look at the long-term trends in total snow for more than 1,100 sites.

The Economic Impacts of Craft Beer

The Economic Impacts of Craft Beer

  • Published: Mar 14th, 2018

Small breweries are economic drivers in statewide economies, and climate change affects the beer they brew. Here’s where it counts the most.

Fruit Trees Need Winter Chill for Spring Growth

Fruit Trees Need Winter Chill for Spring Growth

  • Published: Feb 21st, 2018

Milder, shorter winters from climate change are messing with fruit trees’ winter rest cycle, potentially reducing production and impacting local economies.

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.

North American Snow Cover on the Decline

North American Snow Cover on the Decline

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2017

As the world warms, snow cover in North America is on the decline.

Here’s Where Winters Are Warming the Most

Here’s Where Winters Are Warming the Most

  • Published: Nov 29th, 2017

The Northern Plains, Great Lakes, and the Northeast are warming the fastest, while warming is taking place at a slower rate in the western U.S.

Lake Effect Snow Season is Shifting and Contracting

Lake Effect Snow Season is Shifting and Contracting

  • Published: Nov 15th, 2017

Watch how lake effect snow is expected to change in the coming decades.