Could Kennedy Space Center launch pads be at risk as climate changes? Experts say yes

Could Kennedy Space Center launch pads be at risk as climate changes? Experts say yes

  • Published: Nov 14th, 2019

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.

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2019

Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.

In Hot Water: Warming Waters are Stressing Fish and the Fishing Industry

In Hot Water: Warming Waters are Stressing Fish and the Fishing Industry

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2019

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.

Optimal Temperature Ranges for Trout, Bass, and Salmon

Optimal Temperature Ranges for Trout, Bass, and Salmon

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2019

Fish need a certain temperature range to thrive, and can struggle or even die if waters get too warm.

Warming Waters in the Great Lakes

Warming Waters in the Great Lakes

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2019

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.

Coastal Waters are Warming Across the U.S.

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2019

Coastal waters are warming across the U.S., stressing fish and the economies that depend on them.

River and Stream Temperature Trends Around the U.S.

River and Stream Temperature Trends Around the U.S.

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2019

Warming streams can bring disease and heat stress to fish. Here’s how America’s streams with long-term data are trending.

Raincheck: 2019’s Deluge in Context

  • Published: May 22nd, 2019

It’s been another year of powerful rain so far — leading to more flooding that’s washing out crops and damaging infrastructure.