As the number of large wildfires increases with climate change, so does the number of acres burned.
Hotter years have brought higher numbers of large western wildfires.
Prescribed burns — an important tool for reducing wildfire risk — are being unevenly applied across the country.
Ozone levels in Tucson and other Arizona urban areas are increasing as temperatures hit record or near-record levels every year with growing scientific consensus that continued increasing temperatures will make future ozone levels, and, in effect, health risks worse.
This warming trend, combined with pollution from cars, power plants and chemical plants, is expected to increase the number of days each year that New Jersey residents inhale unsafe levels of ozone pollution.
As global temperatures continue to rise, Knoxville is experiencing earlier springs, ushering in longer allergy seasons. Pollen intensity is increasing, inducing sickening impacts for asthmatics and those vulnerable to hay fever.
San Antonio is one of the most challenging cities for spring allergies sufferers, and rising temperatures are making it worse.