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
Climate change is creating an “unprecedented” risk of severe drought in the Southwest and Central Plains... More
Tinder-dry conditions that have resulted from months with little to no rain and toasty fall temperatures have allowed the fires to reach unusual heights. More
The risk posed by future storms like Sandy is only going to increase due to climate change. The potential for stronger storms and rising seas mean Sandy-level flooding could could occur once every 23 years as opposed to once every 400... More