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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6 days ago
¿Quieres saber más sobre el cambio climático y los impactos que tiene en Nevada? Consulte esta hoja informativa de @UNRExtension, disponible en inglés y español: https://t.co/mRkn18wU6o #NevClimateAction
6 days ago
Want to know more about climate change and the impacts it has in Nevada? Check out this overview, now available in English and Spanish: https://t.co/mRkn18wU6o #NevClimateAction
3 months ago
"...Climate change is not an abstraction. It isn’t coming sometime in the future, it’s occurring in real time before our eyes. And without an urgent response, it will get worse every year for the remainder of our lives, our children’s lives, our grandchildren’s lives." https://t.co/36c8g8UPfJ