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.

Sublette on Arctic Sea Ice Maximum Extent

Sublette on Arctic Sea Ice Maximum Extent

  • Published: Mar 30th, 2018

Here's how Arctic sea ice may impact weather patterns.

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.

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

  • Published: Feb 28th, 2018

The number of days each year with extreme rainfall is, on average, increasing in every region of the U.S.