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How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps - The New York Times
Americans overwhelmingly believe that global warming is happening, and that carbon emissions should be scaled back. But fewer are sure that the changes will harm them personally. New data released by Yale researchers gives the most detailed view yet of public opinion on global warming.
datavis  polling  climate 
march 2017 by alykat
Spring Came Early. Scientists Say Climate Change Is a Culprit. - The New York Times
After a mild winter across much of the United States, February brought abnormally high temperatures, especially east of the Rockies. Spring weather arrived more than three weeks earlier than usual in some places, and new research released Wednesday shows a strong link to climate change.
datavis  maps  animation  climate  environment 
march 2017 by alykat
How Much Warmer Was Your City in 2016? - The New York Times
Last year is the hottest year on record for the third consecutive year. In a database of more than 5,000 cities provided by AccuWeather, about 90 percent recorded annual mean temperatures higher than normal. Enter your city below to see how much warmer (or cooler) it was.
datavis  climate  science  environment  geolocation  weather 
january 2017 by alykat
How 2016 Became Earth’s Hottest Year on Record - The New York Times
Global temperatures have continued to rise, making 2016 the hottest year on the historical record and the third consecutive record-breaking year, scientists say. Of the 17 hottest years ever recorded, 16 have now occurred since 2000.
datavis  climate  science  environment  infographic 
january 2017 by alykat
Boomtown, Flood Town
Climate change will bring more frequent and fierce rainstorms to cities like Houston. But unchecked development remains a priority in the famously un-zoned city, creating short-term economic gains for some while increasing flood risks for everyone.
newsapp  scrollytelling  maps  datavis  environment  houston  climate  weather  hurricane  harvey 
december 2016 by alykat
One Map, A World of Temperatures - Robinson Meyer - The Atlantic
Microclimates and macro-, blended together in a gorgeous app (Quicksilver, from the folks behind Dark Skies and forecast.io)
datavis  interactive  maps  weather  heatmap  climate 
september 2013 by alykat

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