This image puts today’s CO2 levels in historical context. Spoiler alert: we’re off the charts.
CO2 has seasonal fluctuations but its stark, long-term rise is unmistakable.
As the number of large wildfires increases with climate change, so does the number of acres burned.
Hotter years have brought higher numbers of large western wildfires.
It’s been another year of powerful rain so far — leading to more flooding that’s washing out crops and damaging infrastructure.
The average annual rainfall is trending up in most U.S. states. How does your state compare?
As the climate has warmed, here’s how extreme rainfall has changed in the U.S.