Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.
Nearly 80,000 people living in New Mexico are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
Currently, New Mexico averages 20 days a year classified as dangerous. By 2050, the state is projected to face twice as many such days, almost 40 a year.
Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises
New Mexico faces one of the greatest overall threats from widespread summer drought in the nation.
A Climate Central analysis shows that the number of large fires on Forest Service land is increasing dramatically.
More than 1.4 million people in New Mexico, or 70 percent of the state's population, are living in areas at elevated risk of wildfire.
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Global warming often conjures scenes of sweaty, scorching summer days, but daytime temperatures aren’t the only thing expected to rise in a warming world. Nights, too, are expected to get sultrier, with overnight lows not dropping as much as they used to. More
With drought and climate change conspiring to push California’s summer wildfire season into premature overdrive, the state’s lead wildfire agency has acquired a multimillion dollar arsenal to help it cope with unprecedented numbers of dying trees... More
Spring and summer — two key seasons for wildfires — have warmed 2.1°F across the West, on average... More