Climate change carries many hazards. These are the dangers that could increase in the future.
Recent research shows that unchecked warming pollution could bring concurrent climate crises to U.S. cities by midcentury — and that emissions cuts could reduce the danger.
2018 saw another near-record number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the U.S.
The four years with the most billion-dollar disasters have all happened since 2011.
These states have suffered the most billion-dollar weather and climate disasters since 1980.
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.