Georgia is vulnerable to sea level rise, flooding, coastal storms and increasing temperatures which …


Colorado is vulnerable to increasing heat, melting snowpack and glaciers, reduced water availability and …


Texas is vulnerable to increasing heat, sea level rise, and severe storms which threaten …


Virginia Climate and Energy Facts: The National Climate Assessment identified sea level rise and …


Nevada is vulnerable to increasing heat, melting snowpack, droughts, and wildfires Nevada’s climate is …

South Carolina

South Carolina is vulnerable to sea level rise, flooding, coastal storms and increasing temperatures …

Animal Agriculture’s Impact on Climate Change

Animal agriculture is the second largest contributor to human-made greenhouse gas emissions and a leading cause of deforestation, water and air pollution, and biodiversity loss.


NCA Backgrounder and Talking Points

The Third National Climate Assessment (NCA) was released on May 6, 2014 by the White House. The assessment documents how climate change impacts regions and sectors across the United States, and how society is responding to climate change.


Infrastructure and Systems

The effects of sea level rise, more extreme storms, prolonged drought and severe flooding threaten infrastructure systems that provide essential services for society — from drinking and wastewater systems to the transportation that drives our economy and the energy systems that power the national grid.


Climate Change and Sports

As the world warms, one often overlooked issue is its effects on sports and recreation. While not as life-threatening as extreme weather or as costly as droughts, climate change’s impacts on sports is something that’s becoming increasingly common.

Extreme Heat

Extreme Heat

One of the clearest findings of climate science is that global warming amplifies the intensity, duration and frequency of extreme heat events.


The Carbon Budget

Following the publication of the latest findings by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), some commentators zeroed in on a short paragraph in the Summary for Policymakers. This brief section lays out a “carbon budget,” defined as the precise quantity of carbon dioxide that humans can emit and still limit warming to 2ºC above pre-industrial levels.

Keystone XL

Economics of Keystone XL

A Summary of Expert Analyses Introduction The Obama administration’s decision on whether to approve …

Companies Dropping ALEC

The exodus from the corporate lobby group known as the American Legislative Exchange Council (or ALEC) continues, with Rupert Murdoch-owned publisher News Corp. joining oil manufacturer Occidental Petroleum and International Paper as the latest companies to make their split public. Linda Peterson of Occidental said the company was concerned it could be “presumed to share” ALEC’s position on climate change.