Breathing Fire: All This Smoke Means Smaller Newborns And More ER Visits

Breathing Fire: All This Smoke Means Smaller Newborns And More ER Visits

  • Published: Aug 21st, 2018

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.

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.

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.

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2018

Rising costs from flooding and erosion are prompting Americans, military bases and government agencies to opt for more natural alternatives.

Rising Seas Could Swell Arizona’s Population

Rising Seas Could Swell Arizona’s Population

  • Published: Jun 7th, 2018

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.

Making Waves: Women in Science

Making Waves: Women in Science

  • Published: Jun 4th, 2018

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.

Here’s How Frost-Free Season Affects Allergy Season

Here’s How Frost-Free Season Affects Allergy Season

  • Published: Apr 4th, 2018

Climate change is affecting the frost-free season in these cities, which also affects the allergy season.

Growing Season Growth: Additional Frost Free Days

Growing Season Growth: Additional Frost Free Days

  • Published: Apr 4th, 2018

Longer frost-free seasons mean longer allergy seasons, a trend impacting all regions of the country.