Extreme Weather

Climate change is causing more frequent and intense heat waves, droughts, and downpours, costing dollars and lives. Learn about the links between climate change and extreme weather.

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Billion-Dollar Extreme Weather Events

This map shows billion-dollar weather events in the United States since 2000, as identified by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Climatic Data Center. Click on any circle to learn about one of the billion-dollar weather events, or any …

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Wildfires and Climate Change
Extreme Weather and Climate Change
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Hurricane Florence: More than just the weather — climate change, too
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A Dubious Record: Increasing Costs of Climate Change
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Heat Waves and Climate Change
Tornadoes and Climate Change
Hurricanes and Climate Change
Drought and Climate Change