Created to propel humankind beyond the limits of Earth, Kennedy Space Center is now facing a terrestrial threat — the warming of our home planet, leading to sea level rise, erosion and catastrophic flooding — that could hinder our push to deep space.
Batteries are having a moment. A new Solutions Brief by Climate Central describes the rapid growth of battery storage capacity in the U.S., and how it can be used to reduce carbon emissions while making our power grid more resilient to extreme weather.
Portland’s trees are also playing an underappreciated role every time it rains: They’re helping us prevent major flooding and avoid erosion; they are literally holding Multnomah County together.
Climate Central examined flood risks facing NASA's space launch sites at the John F. Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
New elevation data show that by midcentury frequent coastal flooding will rise higher than areas currently home to hundreds of millions of people.
Continental Electric Construction Co. has been adapting as technologies and the climate have changed—during the past two years it installed 59 solar projects across Illinois that can provide 33 MW of power—more than 10 times the capacity...
Extreme heat index days—when heat and humidity make it difficult for the body to cool itself off—have been increasing in cities across the country.
As summers heat up, the air we breathe is increasingly at risk of becoming unhealthy, despite decades of air quality improvements.