The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has a strong correlation with rising temperatures.
The current level of understanding makes it hard to say for certain how climate change will influence Atlantic hurricanes in the future.
Scientists say increased CO2 emissions are making poison ivy worse.
The number of big fires has shot up since 1970, with the largest number occurring during the years with the highest temperatures.
By 2100, sea level may be as high as six-and-a-half feet above 1992 levels, putting the homes of 7.8 million Americans at risk of being flooded.
Volatile precipitation patterns, with heavy rains followed by drought, can lead to ideal conditions for wildfires in some states.
A new study highlights 180 regions in the U.S. where sea level rise is likely to have a major impact. Here are photos of the 20 cities with populations over 300,000 which are likely to be affected.
With drought, increasing water consumption, and climate change, the Colorado River Basin Ã¢Â€Â” lifeblood of the Southwest Ã¢Â€Â” appears headed for a day of reckoning.