Cost

Social Cost of Carbon

The social cost of carbon” (SCC) estimates the monetary cost to society from the damage caused by each additional metric ton of carbon dioxide (CO2) released into the atmosphere, due to climate change impacts.

Alabama

Alabama is vulnerable to sea level rise, flooding, coastal storms and increasing temperatures - …

Washington

Washington is vulnerable to increased heat, ocean acidification, increased wildfire risk and sea level …

Alaska

Alaska is Extremely Vulnerable to Climate Change: Alaska has warmed twice as fast as the …
Antarctic

Antarctic Warming

Antarctic ice loss will cause catastrophic sea level rise Despite being the coldest place …
Sea Levels

Sea Level Rise

Sea levels are rising rapidly Sea levels have risen between eight to ten inches …
Arctic Sea

Arctic Sea Ice

Climate change is a key driver of Arctic Sea Ice decline Sea ice in …
Tipping Points

Ice Sheet Tipping Points

Pushing global temperatures past these thresholds can trigger irreversible changes even if we do not add any further CO2 to the atmosphere. These changes may be abrupt or may take hundreds of years, but once the threshold is passed they cannot be reversed.

Georgia

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

Texas

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

South Carolina

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

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.

Southwest

Southwest

Climate Change Impacts Arizona •Ÿ California •Ÿ Colorado Ÿ• Nevada Ÿ• New Mexico Ÿ• Utah The following …
Northwest

Northwest

The following is a compilation of climate change impacts occurring right here, right now in the Northwest, as well as projected impacts, economic and human health consequences, and notable recent events. The Northwest is home to 12 million inhabitants. Climate change already poses a challenge to the Northwest, from extreme heat to wildfires, and conditions are likely to increase in severity.

Northeast

Northeast

The following is a compilation of climate change impacts occurring right here, right now in the Northeast, as well as projected impacts, economic and human health consequences, and notable recent events.