Glacier draining into Bellinghausen Sea
March 12, 2019

Antarctica has not responded as quickly to climate change as the Arctic, but Earth’s southernmost continent is still losing ice. Ice shelf disintegration and glacier acceleration in Antarctica could raise global sea level significantly, and the effects would be keenly felt along U.S. coastlines.

November 16, 2018

Hot, dry and windy weather helped create the conditions needed for wildfires to explode in northern and southern California in November 2018. 

Temperature anomaly map
September 4, 2018

The 15 years from 1998–2012 were the warmest on record at that time, but the rate of global surface warming was slower than it had been in the 2-3 decades prior thanks to several natural influences. Meanwhile, the ocean's heating imbalance continued to climb.

August 30, 2018

Hot, dry conditions turned northern Europe brown during the summer of 2018.

August 23, 2018

While the western United States baked under high temperatures, the eastern United States has been getting increasingly soggy this summer.

July 27, 2018

Strong winds whipped wildfires into a frenzy near Athens, Greece, during the end of July, leading to one of the worst wildfire tragedies in the country's history.

Ragweed
June 7, 2018

Hay fever might leave you wanting to live north of that Westeros Wall, but the farther north you live in the contiguous United States, the worse your allergies may get in a warming climate.

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