Impacts

The impact of hurricanes is one of many reasons migrants from Central America are making the dangerous journey to the U.S. southern border to seek refuge — and just one example of climate-exacerbated drivers of displacement and migration.

Louisiana’s wetlands are being lost to sea level rise, leaving eerie "ghost forests." Where does ecotourism fit into the recovery plan?
Already capable of growing in harsh conditions, sunflowers have the potential to withstand even more.

After a devastating wildfire season that saw a baby boy die and 1,200 square miles of the state burn, Washington lawmakers are poised to fight fire with money. A lot of money.

Understanding the climate crisis is tough. Let these audio storytellers help you understand the problems, and potential solutions.
The future could be bad, or it could be better. You can help decide.

The man-made lakes that store water supplying millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico are projected to shrink to historic lows in the coming months.

A new tool developed at LANL will analyze moisture levels in wildfire smoke plumes and study how water binds with soot particles.

After years of trying to get the province to protect an important salmon watershed, one northwest B.C. First Nation is taking matters into its own hands.

The warm, inviting spring air coupled with vaccinations for Covid-19 are encouraging people to gather outside. But for allergy sufferers, that air is packing a massive wallop that could send them scrambling back indoors.

There's a new weapon in legal cases against large emitters: scientific studies that show the links between a carbon source and climate impacts like rising seas. Here's how energy companies are trying to discredit the researchers.

It is a gross injustice that those who have done the least to cause the climate crisis often suffer most from its effects.

For generations, Indigenous Australians have thrived in the Torres Strait, but some low-lying islands could become uninhabitable within decades if climate change is not curbed.
From sea level rise to habitat loss, the effects of the climate crisis are on the verge of making south Florida uninhabitable
A little-known law has allowed natural gas companies to charge West Virginians for expensive pipeline projects with little oversight.
New York is getting more out of the domestic oil boom than North Dakota ever will.

Extreme rain events predicted to become more common with human-caused global warming not only wreak havoc on land — the runoff from these increasingly severe storms also threatens Hawaii's coral reefs.

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