Created to propel humankind beyond the limits of Earth, Kennedy Space Center is now facing a terrestrial threat — the warming of our home planet, leading to sea level rise, erosion and catastrophic flooding — that could hinder our push to deep space.
Climate Central examined flood risks facing NASA's space launch sites at the John F. Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
New elevation data show that by midcentury frequent coastal flooding will rise higher than areas currently home to hundreds of millions of people.
As long as ozone season sticks around, so do concerns about the health risks of poor air quality. Check out where ozone is an issue across the country.
Ground-level ozone is a hazardous air pollutant and a key component of smog. Here’s how it forms.
Ozone pollution can reach unhealthy levels in your city. Here’s how the number of unhealthy ozone days have changed over time.
Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.
Climate change is making summer scorchers all the more extreme—check the trend for area.