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Minor floods, and the damage and disruption they cause, have grown far more common in the last few decades.
People with lung conditions are more likely to refill prescriptions and be hospitalized during smoke waves, and when pregnant mothers are exposed there’s a “small but significant" decline in birth weight.
Smoke pollution is leading to serious public health impacts as large wildfires across the American West become more frequent and destructive.
Hotspots of ocean acidification that persist year after year have been found along the U.S. West Coast.
The federal government will use mud from dredging projects to protect coasts from erosion and rising seas.
More frequent heat waves will drive up electricity demand, potentially costing billions in infrastructure upgrades.
Yellow cedars are dying in Alaska and researchers have turned the data showing their demise into music.
Scorching summer temperatures are exactly what we should expect in a warming world.