Climate is about people.
It impacts everyone, everywhere.

Climate change is a real issue that is happening now.

EXPLORE

OUR
CLIMATE

What is climate change?
How is climate change impacting Nevada?

OUR
STRATEGY

What is the Nevada Climate Strategy?
How can I become involved?

OUR
GOALS

What is the State of Nevada Climate Initiative?

CLIMATE DATA
& RESOURCES

Where can I find more detailed information about climate?

CLIMATE
ACTION

What actions is the state taking to combat climate change?

CLIMATE
HITS HOME.

In the southwestern U.S., climate change is expected to increase the frequency of extreme droughts and cause an overall decrease in precipitation and increase in temperatures.

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CLIMATE & NEVADA

200K+

Acres burned by
wildfire in 2020

#1

Fastest-warming cities
in the US (Las Vegas & Reno)

269

Consecutive weeks of
drought (beginning in 2011)

#1

State in the nation with the
most solar power potential

32k

Clean energy jobs and
counting across Nevada

BETTER JOBS,
BETTER CLIMATE

Nevada can respond to the effects and threats of climate change by diversifying, and creating and sustaining new, clean, and green jobs that benefit both the economy and the environment.

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Creating Jobs

NEWS & ARTICLES

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#NEVCLIMATEACTION

3 hours ago
Wildfires are getting larger & more devastating in the West. The burn season is getting longer. This is #ClimateChange. Thank you to @SenCortezMasto for shining a light on this critical issue that impacts all of us and the natural and cultural resources we love. #NevClimateAction https://t.co/CIZWkwbPGE NevClimate photo
3 days ago
Thank you to @GovSisolak for proclaiming tomorrow as #NevadaPublicLandsDay! Enjoy a FREE day at Nevada State Parks to celebrate. Please remember to #RecreateResponsibly https://t.co/3E6qQ49XIq NevClimate photo
3 days ago
This year, less rain + record-breaking temperatures fueled wildfires that contributed to atrocious air quality across the state. This is #climatechange in Nevada. #ClimateWeek #NevClimateAction https://t.co/g39qr4ixzH NevClimate photo