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.
Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.
America’s inland streams, the Great Lakes, and coastal waters are heating up—spelling trouble for fish and the nation’s $46.1 billion dollar recreational fishing industry.
Fish need a certain temperature range to thrive, and can struggle or even die if waters get too warm.
All five of the Great Lakes have warmed in the last few decades — check the trend for each here.
Coastal waters are warming across the U.S., stressing fish and the economies that depend on them.
Warming streams can bring disease and heat stress to fish. Here’s how America’s streams with long-term data are trending.
It’s been another year of powerful rain so far — leading to more flooding that’s washing out crops and damaging infrastructure.