Agriculture

Agriculture & Climate

Agriculture plays a unique role in climate change - while it is a driver of emissions, it also has the potential to be a solution to global warming, by drawing down and storing carbon in the soil. There are a …

Unexpected Surge in Atmospheric Methane

Summary A dramatic and surprising surge in atmospheric methane has emerged over the past several years. If not mitigated, this new trend could off-set the gains anticipated from the Paris Climate Agreement. In response, scientists have begun ringing alarm bells …

Green New Meal

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Clean Energy

Where the Clean Energy Jobs Are: 2019

Click here for the most recent data released in March 2020. Over 3 million people currently work in wind, solar, efficiency and other clean energy fields, according to the 2019 US Energy and Employment Report, which uses data from 2018. That's …
Climate Assessment

4th U.S. National Climate Assessment Vol.II: Main Messages

Trump Administration Climate Report: It’s Real, It’s Here, It’s Because of Fossil Fuels. And The Sooner We Fix It, The Better. The National Climate Assessment (NCA) is a congressionally-mandated report released at least every four years on what the past, …
National Climate Assessment

4th U.S. National Climate Assessment Vol. II: Notable Findings

NCA4, Part Two: Impacts, Risks and Adaptation How Climate Change is harming humanity, shaping societies and endangering environments The Trump Administration’s recently published 4th National Climate Assessment Volume II, on climate impacts, risks and adaptation covers 19 national topics and …

Infographics

Infographics: NCA4 Vol. II

Infographics and videos below are available for download and re-publication. The National Climate Assessment (NCA) is a congressionally-mandated report on what the past, present and future of climate change means for the United States. It was produced by 13 federal …
Eastern

NCA4: Eastern U.S. Fact Sheet

Eastern United States: A Prime Example Of Growing Flood Risk from Climate Change As the atmosphere warms, its ability to hold moisture grows. This leads to heavier downpours and more flooding. This has already been shown across the Eastern US, …
Western

NCA4: Western U.S. Fact Sheet

Climate Change Already Worsening Weather in the West The western United States has warmed nearly 2°F since 1900, and with that has come increased fires, drought and disease. The wildfire season has grown, as reduced snowpack further makes fires more …
Heartland

NCA4: American Heartland Fact Sheet

The National Climate Assessment finds that global warming is impacting every state in the country, and those in America’s Heartland are no different. The Midwest and Great Plains are seeing hotter temperatures, more intense downpours, flooding, crop damages and other …