News for fans of fish and fishing: scientists have found a link between climate change and the genetic decline of native cutthroat trout.
A new EPA report presents a set of 30 indicators that track the causes and effects of climate change. Written for general audiences, the report aims to help readers understand long-term climate-related trends observed across the atmosphere, oceans, snow and ice, ecosystems, and public health.
The U.S. Strategic Plan for Federal Research and Monitoring of Ocean Acidification, released on March 27th, will guide research and monitoring investments to improve understanding of ocean acidification, its potential impacts on marine species and ecosystems, and adaptation and mitigation strategies.
The Obama Administration has taken significant steps to strengthen the climate resilience of America’s communities and economy. Today, President Obama signed an Executive Orderthat directs Federal agencies to take a series of steps to make it easier for American communities to strengthen their resilience to extreme weather and prepare for other impacts of climate change.
According to a new technical report prepared for the 2013 National Climate Assessment, the Nation's valuable ocean ecosystems and marine resources are already being affected by a changing climate.
The rise of wildfire activity in the U.S. is an important scientific and environmental issue - one that that is being amplified by the effects of climate change.
This issue of EPA's Science Matters features stories on how Agency researchers and their partners are helping decision makers, communities, and individuals incorporate the latest science into strategies and actions designed to protect public human health and the environment in the face of a changing climate.
According to a new U.S. Geological Survey report, San Francisco Bay - which has already lost the majority of its marsh habitat since the 19th Century - could lose even more marshes by the year 2100, due to sea level rise.
EPA is marking the 43rd Earth Day by making extra efforts to expand the conversation on climate change.
In recognition of Earth Day 2013, the USGS is highlighting examples of climate change impacts to a variety of places and people across the globe.