Las elecciones individuales, como la adopción de vehículos eléctricos, serán un factor importante en el cumplimiento de los objetivos climáticos del Acuerdo de París.
In the contiguous United States, 57% of structures are at risk of experiencing at least one natural hazard—and risk is driven by greater development in hazardous areas against a backdrop of climate change.
Adaptation appears possible in some areas, with northerly marshes having a greater capacity to form new soil and gain elevation, whereas some southerly marshes can migrate inland.
Precipitation data and high-resolution modeling suggest that extreme rainfall events under a changing climate will be shorter, more intense, and more widely spread out.
Different indicators change in different ways, but climate models project a clear trend of increasing heat stress.
Individual choices like the adoption of electric vehicles are going to factor heavily in meeting the climate objectives of the Paris Agreement.
A new analysis highlights the importance of carefully selecting the environmental variables used to drive future changes in wildfire burn area in climate models.
New climate projections could inform long-term wildfire and water resources management strategies in California and Nevada.