Dog Days of Summer: When Heat Endangers Pets

Dog Days of Summer: When Heat Endangers Pets

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2021

With climate change making our summers hotter and longer, pets can be at increased risk from heat-related illnesses and burning pavement.

Climate Change & the Olympics: Competing with Heat

Climate Change & the Olympics: Competing with Heat

  • Published: Jul 21st, 2021

As the 2021 Tokyo Olympics approaches, Climate Central looks at Japan’s changing climate and how rising temperatures could impact the health and performance of our world's best athletes.

Urban Heat Islands

Urban Heat Islands

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2021

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.

Hot Zones: Urban Heat Islands

Hot Zones: Urban Heat Islands

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2021

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.

In Atlantic City, rising seas threaten an already struggling industry

In Atlantic City, rising seas threaten an already struggling industry

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2021

The impacts from sea level rise affect almost every facet of life in Atlantic City, from its economy to its culture and physical landscape.

Heat and Hospitalizations

Heat and Hospitalizations

  • Published: Jul 7th, 2021

As our climate continues to change, we are experiencing more extremely hot days, increasing the risk of heat-related illness and hospitalizations.

In Maine’s ‘City of Ships,’ climate change’s coastal threat is already here

In Maine’s ‘City of Ships,’ climate change’s coastal threat is already here

  • Published: Jul 6th, 2021

Rising sea levels have already diminished property values across New England.

Demand for wind energy workers outpacing supply in Iowa

Demand for wind energy workers outpacing supply in Iowa

  • Published: Jul 2nd, 2021

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