Hiking Hazards: Ticks and Poison Ivy

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Hiking Hazards: Ticks and Poison Ivy

  • Published: Aug 5th, 2020

Poison ivy and the Lyme disease-carrying blacklegged tick may both pose more of a threat to public health now, as a result of climate change.

This News Bites: More Mosquito Days

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This News Bites: More Mosquito Days

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2020

As the climate warms, mosquito-friendly weather is increasing in much of the U.S.—raising the risk for mosquito-borne diseases.

2020 More Extreme Heat

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2020 More Extreme Heat

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2020

Extreme heat is happening more oftenーcreating dangerous conditions, especially for outdoor workers and low-income communities.

Global Temperatures Near Hottest on Record

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Global Temperatures Near Hottest on Record

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2020

The numbers are in for the first half of 2020’s global temperatures—and they are nearly the hottest on record once again.

Humid Heat Extremes on the Rise

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Humid Heat Extremes on the Rise

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2020

As the climate warms, the frequency of extreme heat and humidity has already doubled in most U.S. locations.

July 4th Extremes

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July 4th Extremes

  • Published: Jul 1st, 2020

This week, we take a look at July warming and July 4th climate extremes.

Seniors at Risk: Heat and Seniors

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Seniors at Risk: Heat and Seniors

  • Published: Jun 24th, 2020

A new Climate Central report examines how heat and a warming climate endanger the health of an aging U.S. population, a threat made even more worrisome during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 Mets Unite

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2020 Mets Unite

  • Published: Jun 17th, 2020

Thursday, June 18th is the third year of Mets Unite and the iconic “warming stripes” image—a simple visual that has inspired climate communicators around the world.