Marine Heatwaves

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Marine Heatwaves

  • Published: Aug 26th, 2020

Heatwaves don’t just occur on land. Marine heatwaves are increasing in frequency and duration due to climate change, impacting marine ecosystems and industries.

Heat Streaks are Stretching

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Heat Streaks are Stretching

  • Published: Aug 18th, 2020

Bouts of extreme heat are getting longer, which can take a toll on our health and increase cooling costs.

Hotter Climate, More Cooling Demand

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Hotter Climate, More Cooling Demand

  • Published: Aug 10th, 2020

It’s a vicious cycle: higher temperatures create a greater demand for air conditioning, which drives energy consumption and fossil fuel burning, which in turn leads to higher temperatures.

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.