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Hurricanes and Climate Change: Everything You Need to Know

GuideUnited States, InternationalMelissa Denchak

The most widespread, damaging storms on earth are getting worse, and climate change is a big reason why. Here’s a look at what causes hurricanes and how to address the threat of a wetter, windier world.

Lead Pipes Are Widespread and Used in Every State

SurveyUnited States, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, New York, New Jersey, Missouri, Wisconsin, Indiana, Texas, MinnesotaErik D. Olson, Alexandra Stubblefield
An NRDC survey estimates that there are at least 12.8 million water pipes that are, or may be, lead, spread across the entire country. Use our map to find out about your state.

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Protecting Public Health

Expert BlogUnited StatesJuanita Constible

We need to ensure our essential infrastructure and health services are ready for this hurricane season and the increasingly dangerous hurricane seasons to come under climate change.

We Need to Keep Our Elders Safe from Climate Disasters

Expert BlogJuanita Constible
We owe it to our present and future selves to urgently drive down climate-changing pollution and ready our public health and emergency response systems for the worst-case storms of the future.