Hiking Hazards: Ticks and Poison Ivy

Hiking Hazards: Ticks and Poison Ivy

  • Published: Aug 5th, 2020

Poison ivy and the Lyme disease-carrying blacklegged tick may both pose more of a threat to public health now, as a result of climate change.

This News Bites: More Mosquito Days

This News Bites: More Mosquito Days

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2020

As the climate warms, mosquito-friendly weather is increasing in much of the U.S.—raising the risk for mosquito-borne diseases.

2020 More Extreme Heat

2020 More Extreme Heat

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2020

Extreme heat is happening more oftenーcreating dangerous conditions, especially for outdoor workers and low-income communities.

Global Temperatures Near Hottest on Record

Global Temperatures Near Hottest on Record

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2020

The numbers are in for the first half of 2020’s global temperatures—and they are nearly the hottest on record once again.

Warming Brings Muggier Weather to Jacksonville, Threatening Most Vulnerable

Warming Brings Muggier Weather to Jacksonville, Threatening Most Vulnerable

  • Published: Jul 9th, 2020

This article, produced in partnership with WJCT, examines the increasing threat of extreme heat faced by Jacksonville residents

The Push To Turn NYC’s Polluting Peaker Plants Into Publicly-Owned Solar Power

The Push To Turn NYC’s Polluting Peaker Plants Into Publicly-Owned Solar Power

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2020

"This should be the last summer we have to stress about our lives being on the line over peaker plants."

Humid Heat Extremes on the Rise

Humid Heat Extremes on the Rise

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2020

As the climate warms, the frequency of extreme heat and humidity has already doubled in most U.S. locations.

July 4th Extremes

July 4th Extremes

  • Published: Jul 1st, 2020

This week, we take a look at July warming and July 4th climate extremes.