Happy Birthday National Parks

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Happy Birthday National Parks

  • Published: Aug 28th, 2019

As we celebrate the 103rd birthday of the National Park Service, we examine the effect of climate change on our parks and update our earlier analysis of national park temperature trends.

Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

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Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

  • Published: Dec 5th, 2018

The four years with the most billion-dollar disasters have all happened since 2011.

States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

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States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

  • Published: Dec 5th, 2018

These states have suffered the most billion-dollar weather and climate disasters since 1980.

Climate Change Increasing Frequency of Coastal Flooding

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Climate Change Increasing Frequency of Coastal Flooding

  • Published: Oct 4th, 2018

Flooding at high tide is increasing along coastal communities in the U.S., and it’s going to get much more common with climate change.

2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

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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.

Here’s Where Winters Are Warming the Most

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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.

Summers Are Lengthening While Winters Shrink

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Summers Are Lengthening While Winters Shrink

  • Published: Sep 20th, 2017

Summer-like days are lasting longer into the fall. Here's how that affects the other seasons.

Summer is Lasting Longer Across the U.S.

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Summer is Lasting Longer Across the U.S.

  • Published: Sep 20th, 2017

The last summer-like day is happening later in the year for most U.S. cities.