Earlier this week, the U.S. Global Change Research Program released the United States’ Fifth National Climate Assessment, an overview of the effects climate change is having on the country.
The main message of the assessment is clear: Every part of the country will experience weather extremes due to climate change.
“There is not a part of the U.S. that gets a pass on climate impacts,” a Biden administration official said, as Inside Climate News reported.
The assessment is a federal report mandated by Congress that provides a comprehensive overview of climate change effects across the U.S.
All over the country, changes in climate are causing more intense drought, heat waves, wildfires, floods and hurricanes, which are taking an increasing toll on people’s mental health.
Each region of the country will experience its own climate-related disasters. For example, the Northeast…