John Metcalfe

John Metcalfe is a staff writer at The Atlantic Cities.

Map shows the average hottest day of the year across the United States

Have you experienced the hottest day of the year yet?

Watch the wind swirl across Earth with this awesome map

NOAA’s weatherView animates real-time wind and even shows city lights at night.

Climate warning labels could be coming to a gas pump near you

San Francisco and Berkeley want to apply the tobacco-labeling approach to fuel.

New York City could be 9 degrees warmer and 39 inches wetter by 2080

And other alarming details from the city's latest climate change report.

Parts of Louisiana’s sunken coast are resurfacing

Is this an encouraging sign in the fight against rising sea levels?

This was an epic year for droughts, floods, and extreme weather

Extreme heat, record-breaking floods, and a terrifying tornado in oil country -- all in all, a year we can't afford to forget.

35 years of shrinking arctic ice, all in one graphic

The fingerprint of climate change is as visible here as the big letters on an eye chart.

Antarctic sea ice hits a record max, and that’s not good

The increase in ice may actually be a sign the warming continent is in trouble.

It’s a historic year for temperature extremes

In the U.S., we're living in two countries: one scourged by heat and the other bitten by cold.