News for fans of fish and fishing: scientists have found a link between climate change and the genetic decline of native cutthroat trout.
PostedDec 13, 2013
What does the future of climate look like where you live? For the first time, maps and summaries of temperature and precipitation projections for the 21st century are accessible at a county-by-county level, thanks to a website developed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in collaboration with the College of Earth, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University.
PostedAug 22, 2013
[no-lexicon]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.[/no-lexicon]
PostedJul 30, 2013
The United States will be a much hotter place, precipitation patterns will shift, and climate extremes will increase by the end of the 21st century, according to reports released in January 2013 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in support of the National Climate Assessment (NCA).
PostedApr 23, 2013
Agriculture & Food
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.