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Tag: impacts of climate change

A wildfire burns near a lake in California.

Oct 16, 2020

After the Blaze: How Wildfires Can Impact Drinking Water

As wildfires grow hotter and more destructive, affected cities could face drinking water shortages. 

a forest separated into many parts by highways

Oct 7, 2020

Getting The Most Bang For Your Conservation Buck

Climate change is complicating conservation efforts. New approaches are needed. 

Surf fishermen fish along the waves of Atlantic Beach during the last few minutes of daylight.

Sep 7, 2020

Today and Tomorrow: Our Changing Climate and How We’ll Respond

NC State researchers are helping us understand and prepare for the impacts of a warming planet on North Carolina and the wider world. 

family in silhouette

Sep 3, 2020

How Kids Are Inspiring Adults to Address Climate Change

Why? Because parents listen to their children. 

an angler fishing on the shore

Sep 2, 2020

Climate Change and Outdoor Recreation

Climate change will affect businesses that rely on outdoor recreation. 

thermometer showing a temperature above 100 degrees fahrenheit

Sep 1, 2020

Record-Setting Rain and Heat? This Is the New Normal

Climate change is no longer a future problem. It is a now problem. 

butterfly resting on dry grass

Aug 31, 2020

Fire and Butterflies: Insights From a Natural Disaster

Human intervention can help rare species survive climate change. 

a pine forest

Aug 27, 2020

How Climate Change May Reshape Pine Plantations

To be sustainable, and turn a profit, the forestry sector is already thinking about how to evolve in the face of climate change. 

aerial view of a combine harvester in a field

Aug 26, 2020

Climate Change, Crop Yields and Risk Management for Farmers

Helping farmers adjust to how climate change is affecting crop yield. 

traffic sign almost completely submerged by flood waters

Aug 25, 2020

Climate Change and the Challenge of Community Relocation

Climate change will profoundly affect where people live. It already is. 

mosquito

Aug 24, 2020

Finding Ways to Keep Mosquitoes at Bay

For many of us, climate change means more mosquitoes. 

a wildfire in the hills of california

Aug 20, 2020

Fire, Air Conditioning and Where We Get Our Power

A changing climate is already impacting how we consume electricity – and how we make it. 

sun setting over a field

Aug 19, 2020

What a Changing Climate May Mean for Crop Pests

Insects are ideal indicators of how climate change is affecting agriculture. 

a glass of beer

Aug 18, 2020

Climate Change Will Make Beer Taste Different (Yes, Really)

Beer is changing. Because climate is changing the chemistry of hops and grain.