Climate change is not something on the horizon, it is here and happening now.

From changes in precipitation patterns to the frequency and intensity of extreme storms, floods, droughts, and heat waves, the impacts of climate change are being seen and felt in Nevada and beyond. Climate change is also impacting our infrastructure, public health, economy, and ecosystems. Many of these observed changes are linked to the rising levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in our atmosphere caused by human activities.

Have questions about climate change? Here are some common questions with answers from expert resources.

What is the difference between climate and weather?

What is climate change?

What is the evidence that shows the climate is changing?

How do we know humans are causing climate change?

How is climate change impacting me?

How can we reduce the risks face from climate change?

What are the benefits of acting on climate change now?

Can I make a difference?

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