Illinois Solar Booms Under New Program, but Developers Fear Bust Ahead

Illinois Solar Booms Under New Program, but Developers Fear Bust Ahead

  • Published: Oct 16th, 2019

Continental Electric Construction Co. has been adapting as technologies and the climate have changed—during the past two years it installed 59 solar projects across Illinois that can provide 33 MW of power—more than 10 times the capacity...

2019 Fall Record Heat

2019 Fall Record Heat

  • Published: Oct 7th, 2019

With the recent record-breaking heat, Climate Central takes a look at record high temperatures compared to record low temperatures across the United States.

Fall Days Above Normal

Fall Days Above Normal

  • Published: Oct 2nd, 2019

We continue our analysis of how fall temperatures have been changing by examining how the number of fall days above normal has changed since 1970.

Arctic Sea Ice Near Record Low Extent

Arctic Sea Ice Near Record Low Extent

  • Published: Sep 18th, 2019

Arctic sea ice will soon reach its minimum extent for 2019—the 18th year in a row below average.

National Fall Temperature Trends for CONUS

National Fall Temperature Trends for CONUS

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2019

America’s fall temperatures have been on the rise in recent decades, resulting in drawn-out mosquito and allergy seasons, and continued energy demands for cooling

Local Fall Temperature Trends

Local Fall Temperature Trends

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2019

You might be kept waiting for that cool autumn breeze. Take a look at how average fall temperatures have been trending in your city since 1970.

Nationwide Record Highs vs. Record Lows

Nationwide Record Highs vs. Record Lows

  • Published: Aug 30th, 2019

The analysis compiles daily temperature records for the United States since 1920, and shows the percentage of records in each decade that were hot or cold.

Happy Birthday National Parks

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.