Global Conveyer Belt: Ocean Current Slowing

Global Conveyer Belt: Ocean Current Slowing

  • Published: Jun 6th, 2018

The global ocean conveyor belt is slowing down, impacting climate, sea levels and marine life.

The Surfing Scientists of Narragansett, Rhode Island

The Surfing Scientists of Narragansett, Rhode Island

  • Published: Jun 6th, 2018

Surf's up, but so is the sea level! Meet a couple of surfer scientists who offer a unique and personal perspective on how a warming world is affecting the Rhode Island coastline and their favorite pastime.

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.

Sublette on Heavy Downpours and Destruction in Ellicott City, Maryland

Sublette on Heavy Downpours and Destruction in Ellicott City, Maryland

  • Published: May 30th, 2018

Is this just really bad luck for Ellicott City, or is it something else?

Drought & Deluge in 2018

Drought & Deluge in 2018

  • Published: May 23rd, 2018

Drought and deluge are both expected to be more common in a warming world. See how far off these cities are from normal precipitation so far in 2018.

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: Heavy Rain and Flooding

Weather Extremes: Heavy Rain and Flooding

  • Published: Apr 24th, 2018

Why the increase in heavy downpours? Warmer air means more evaporation off the oceans, and more water vapor in the atmosphere.

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.