More stories by Rosie Newberry

Extreme sea level rise image projections

NOAA published a series of new sea level rise scenarios in January. Climate Central analyzes and visualizes the unlikely but increasingly pl…

Last freeze is occurring earlier

The average date of the last spring freeze is shifting earlier in the year, extending the pollen and growing season. The shift may also incr…

Western snowpack having a banner year

The start of April marks the end of the winter wet season in the western U.S. While this year has brought beneficial snow, which will provid…

Texas ranks #1 for wind energy jobs

U.S. wind energy capacity has grown by a factor of seven in the last decade, adding jobs to the economy and slowing the increase of greenhou…

More warm spring days

Spring is warming as greenhouses gases in the atmosphere continue to mount. This warming can be seen in the increasing number of spring days…

Leaves emerging earlier this year

On average, leaves are emerging earlier in the spring as the planet warms. This puts plants and crops at increased risk from an early spring…

Spring flooding safety tips

Spring is arriving and with it comes the potential for flash flooding, which can be both costly and deadly for Central Texans.