The new research on warming temperatures and drought warns that drier heat waves will reduce harvests, threatening to further narrow farmers’ profit margins.
Like most cities, Charlotte has been warming more quickly than surrounding areas.
Like many other Maine cities, Biddeford is regularly experiencing temperatures far higher than surrounding suburban and rural areas.
A new Climate Central analysis evaluates the intensity of urban heat islands in cities around the country. Read the report to find out about the factors that cause hotter temperatures in urban areas, the impacts, and the solutions.
The impacts from sea level rise affect almost every facet of life in Atlantic City, from its economy to its culture and physical landscape.
Rising sea levels have already diminished property values across New England.
Of the nearly 500,000 Americans working in jobs that support the generation of renewable energy, including wind and solar, roughly 1,100 work in the cities of Des Moines and West Des Moines
Almost all the offshore wind turbines operating right now stand atop towers driven into sea beds. As the industry looks to push its turbines into deeper waters, technology is being developed so that wind farming can float.