Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises.
Climate change means more mosquito days, increasing Zika risk.
Iowa currently averages fewer than 5 dangerous heat days a year. By 2050, the states is projected to see almost 40 such days each year.
Nearly 70,000 people living in Iowa are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
Iowa ranks second in the U.S. for total value of agricultural products sold (crops and livestock) and ranked first in the U.S. for pork and second in the U.S. for soybeans and corn.
In Iowa, there are more than 150,000 people living in areas at an elevated risk of inland flooding.
Increasing heavy downpours, fueled by climate change, cause millions of gallons of sewage overflows nationwide.... More
Searing heat is the signature of climate change, and the scorching summer temperatures blanketing much of the nation this summer are exactly what we should expect in an ever warming world... More
Heavy downpours are something Oklahoma, along with the rest of the nation, could expect more of as the world warms and the atmosphere sucks up more moisture... More
Climate change is creating an “unprecedented” risk of severe drought in the Southwest and Central Plains... More