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Science and Impacts

The scientific evidence is unequivocal. The Earth is warming due to the dramatic increase of concentrations of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere caused by human activities, especially the burning of fossil fuels. As more greenhouse gases are released into the …

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Extreme Weather and Climate Change
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Weaponized ticks and climate change
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Climate change, corn bushels, and your wallet
Heat Waves and Climate Change
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Is Climate Change to Blame for Record-Setting Tornado Reports?
Tornadoes and Climate Change
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Record wildfires push 2018 disaster costs to $91 billion
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Resilience Strategies for Wildfire

The risk of wildfire is expected to grow across the United States due to reduced precipitation in some regions, and higher temperatures caused by climate change. Wildfire has far-reaching impacts that can ripple through communities, regions, watersheds, and ecosystems. This …

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Wildfires and Climate Change