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.
Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.
America’s inland streams, the Great Lakes, and coastal waters are heating up—spelling trouble for fish and the nation’s $46.1 billion dollar recreational fishing industry.
Prescribed burns — an important tool for reducing wildfire risk — are being unevenly applied across the country.
Climate change is making the wettest days wetter, heightening flood risks.
Unchecked warming emissions are projected to leave hundreds of houses of worship in areas vulnerable to chronic flooding by midcentury.
Local temperature data from 1970 to 2018 shows warming trends across the country — and Americans are already feeling the effects.