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Impacts of Climate Change
Because of climate change, the loss of Arctic Sea ice is destroying the habitats of polar bears and walruses, threatening their survival.
Because of climate change, in the Caribbean, warmer temperatures are skewing gender ratios of sea turtles, undermining the stability of the species.
Because of climate change, winter sports such as skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing could become a thin of the past in many areas of the US.
From trout fishing in Montana to waterfowl hunting in Arkansas, many recreational activities enjoyed by Americans are at risk from climate change.
Most of us will experience climate change in the form of extreme weather: floods, droughts, heat waves, and stronger storms and hurricanes.
Globally, climate change is causing glacial melt, sea level rise, loss of Arctic Sea ice, increased insect infestation, wider spread diseases and extreme weather events.