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Washington Post series on Climate Change across America

Gone in a Generation (stunning photos and research that identify how critical the need for action is right now…the impact of continuing to deny change is everywhere…your home, your community, your state, across your nation) .

Across America, climate change is already disrupting lives – “The continental United States is 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than it was a century ago. Seas at the coasts are nine inches higher. The damage is mounting from these fundamental changes, and Americans are living it. These are their stories…

  • Forests – A family of hunters explores what remains of Montana forests that have been decimated by fires and beetle infestations, both made worse by warming.
  • Floods – The house she bought to be near her mother withstood North Carolina hurricanes for 43 years, until Florence — and a storm surge worsened by climate change.
  • Fires – Amid the ashes of one of California’s worst fire seasons on record, father and son firefighters describe how drastically their work has changed.
  • Fisheries – A legacy of lobstering has changed in a decade for three family fisheries, as warmer seas bring a bust to Rhode Island and, for now, a boom to Maine…”

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