A Climate Central analysis shows that the number of large fires on Forest Service land is increasing dramatically.
Louisiana's wildfire threat level is projected to nearly double by 2050.
More than 2 million people living in Louisiana, or 45 percent of the state's population, are living in areas at elevated risk of wildfire.
Compound flooding, when heavy rains and storm surge combine, is an increasing risk for U.S. coasts... More
Such heavy downpours are expected to happen more often and be more intense as the world heats up due to the increase of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere... More
A combination of rising populations and rising seas could see millions of Americans living in homes that flood regularly during the decades ahead... More
The threat isn't that sea level rise will gradually breach the defenses surrounding each airport. Instead, at least during the next few decades, scientists say that sea level rise will be more of an enabler of storm-surge flooding, making it easier for even minor storms to produce more damaging surges and flooding... More