Danielle Claar in scuba gear, sitting on a boat with the ocean and sky behind her
February 4, 2020

Climate.gov talks with scientific scuba diver and marine scientist Danielle Claar, an early career scientist with a passion for everything ocean—from tide pools to coral reefs. 

December 19, 2019

This Q&A features tree expert Leander Anderegg and what he is learning about how some of the West's iconic trees—including Colorado's quaking aspen and California's blue oak—survive or succumb to drought. 

October 9, 2019

Much of the southeastern United States went from little drought to widespread severe drought in a matter of a few weeks thanks to little rain and hot and sunny days. 

Coalbrookdale by Night
October 29, 2020

There is overwhelming scientific evidence that Earth is warming and a preponderance of scientific evidence that human activities are the main cause.

October 17, 2019

If you missed our August 29 tweet chat, here's the transcript. Read what the fire and smoke experts had to say about the FIREX-AQ field campaign and its mission to study what's in the smoke from wildfires and agricultural burning. 

Map of Gulf of Mexico showing swirls of chlorophyll in the surface waters from May 20–25, 2019
June 18, 2019

The devastating floods in the Missouri and Mississippi basins aren't the end of the problems caused by the wet spring in 2019. Fertilizer overload from high river runoff is forecast to lead to a very large dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico later this summer. 

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. 

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