Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2016

As Donald Trump, the climate change denier won the US presidential election has declared victory and will be the 45th president of the United States, this report released by the US Environment Protection Agency (USEPA) presents credible and compelling evidence that climate change is happening now in the United States and globally. 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a report that shows compelling and clear evidence of long-term changes to our climate, and highlights impacts on human health and the environment in the United States and around the world. The report, Climate Change Indicators in the United States, features observed trend data on 37 climate indicators, including U.S and global temperatures, ocean acidity, sea level, river flooding, droughts and wildfires. With each new year of data, the signs of climate change are stronger and more compelling. This report reiterates that climate change is a present threat and underscores the need to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and prepare for the changes underway, to protect Americans' health and safeguard our children's future.

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