Wildfire Smoke Health Risks

Wildfire Smoke Health Risks

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2018

Even small concentrations of smoke pollution from wildfires can be harmful to human health.

Smoke Wave Days in the Western U.S.

Smoke Wave Days in the Western U.S.

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2018

Smoke pollution from wildfires threatens the advancements the U.S. has made in cleaning its air.

Air Pollution Progress Still Undermined by Western Wildfires

Air Pollution Progress Still Undermined by Western Wildfires

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2018

Smoke pollution is leading to serious public health impacts as large wildfires across the American West become more frequent and destructive.

West Nile Crippling El Pasoans, Rising Temperatures Play Role

West Nile Crippling El Pasoans, Rising Temperatures Play Role

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2018

Most U.S. cities have experienced an increase in the average number of mosquito disease danger days each year. El Paso's increase was larger than most, raising risks of West Nile infections.

Mosquito Disease Danger Days

Mosquito Disease Danger Days

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2018

The number of days a year that mosquitoes can transmit disease is increasing in much of the U.S. 

U.S. Faces a Rise in Mosquito ‘Disease Danger Days’

U.S. Faces a Rise in Mosquito ‘Disease Danger Days’

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2018

Climate change is causing a change in location of disease-carrying mosquitoes as the world warms, likely leading to a significant public health challenge in the U.S.

Longer Heat Streaks

Longer Heat Streaks

  • Published: Aug 1st, 2018

The number of consecutive hot summer days, or heat streaks, is increasing in much of the U.S.

Extremely Hot Days on the Rise

Extremely Hot Days on the Rise

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2018

The number of extremely hot summer days is increasing in much of the U.S., and with it, the risk of heat-related illness.