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.
Most U.S. cities have experienced an increase in the average number of mosquito disease danger days each year. El Paso's increase was larger than most, raising risks of West Nile infections.
Climate change is causing a change in location of disease-carrying mosquitoes as the world warms, likely leading to a significant public health challenge in the U.S.
Rising costs from flooding and erosion are prompting Americans, military bases and government agencies to opt for more natural alternatives.
Arizona's low living costs and friendly culture make it an appealing state in which to settle, which could drive up its population as sea-level rise and fierce storms drive coastal residents inland.
Smoke pollution is leading to serious public health impacts as large wildfires across the American West become more frequent and destructive.
As climate change fuels large wildfires, the pollution they're releasing is making Americans sick and undermining decades of progress in cleaning the air.
A growing number of initiatives are giving corporations the resources to help achieve global climate goals.