Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.
Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises
Kentucky is facing a dramatic rise in heat wave days in the coming decades, from about 15 per year today, to as many as 70 a year by 2050.
More than 150,000 people living in Kentucky are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
A Climate Central analysis shows that the number of large fires on Forest Service land is increasing dramatically.
Nearly 1.5 million people in Kentucky, or 34 percent of the state's population, are living in areas at elevated risk of wildfire.
In Kentucky, there are more than 160,000 people living in areas at an elevated risk of inland flooding.
While the effects of El Niño and other weather cycles are beyond the control of humans, the recent spread of the disease into the U.S. is a savage reminder of the heavy toll that humans are taking on their planet — and of the potential for those changes to bite back... 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
Across most of the country, the heaviest downpours are happening more frequently, delivering a deluge in place of what would have been routine heavy rain... More
Climate change is creating an “unprecedented” risk of severe drought in the Southwest and Central Plains... More