Climate change means more mosquito days, increasing Zika risk.
Nearly 120,000 people living in Oklahoma are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
Currently, Oklahoma averages 50 dangerous heat days a year. By 2050, Oklahoma is projected to see more than 90 such days annually, the fifth greatest number of danger days among the lower 48 states.
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
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