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.
As the climate warms, mosquito-friendly weather is increasing in much of the U.S.—raising the risk for mosquito-borne diseases.
Extreme heat is happening more oftenーcreating dangerous conditions, especially for outdoor workers and low-income communities.
The numbers are in for the first half of 2020’s global temperatures—and they are nearly the hottest on record once again.
This article, produced in partnership with WJCT, examines the increasing threat of extreme heat faced by Jacksonville residents
"This should be the last summer we have to stress about our lives being on the line over peaker plants."
As the climate warms, the frequency of extreme heat and humidity has already doubled in most U.S. locations.