People with lung conditions are more likely to refill prescriptions and be hospitalized during smoke waves, and when pregnant mothers are exposed there’s a “small but significant" decline in birth weight.
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.
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.
Rising costs from flooding and erosion are prompting Americans, military bases and government agencies to opt for more natural alternatives.
Arizona's low living costs and friendly culture make it an appealing state in which to settle, which could drive up its population as sea-level rise and fierce storms drive coastal residents inland.
Science has historically been a male dominated field, but deep in the Southern Ocean on the research vessel, N.B. Palmer, a team largely made up of women is helping to reshape the face of oceanography.
Climate change is affecting the frost-free season in these cities, which also affects the allergy season.
Longer frost-free seasons mean longer allergy seasons, a trend impacting all regions of the country.