Climate Change & Global Warming
- March 31, 2015
An extreme precipitation event in 2008 cost one Upper Midwest town more than a million dollars in infrastructure repairs. Now, other municipalities can simulate how a similar event might affect them.
- March 27, 2015
A drought in the Southeast in 2011 gave cotton growers and consumers a preview of what could become a more common scenario for the main ingredient of our most comfortable clothes.
- March 23, 2015
If you’re planting a garden this spring, this set of maps based on the U.S. Climate Normals data can help you see how planting zones across the country have shifted over the past few decades.
- March 11, 2015
The United States has plenty of warming wiggle room before it gets too warm to snow, and a wetter atmosphere may boost snow totals for some storms.
- March 10, 2015
A map of snow depth across Alaska on March 9 shows the reason for the re-route of the historic sled dog race.