Mangrove trees protect against flooding, but their populations have shrunk significantly due to habitat loss.
Due to climate change altering the environments where coffee can be grown, coffee beans are increasingly more bitter and have less acidity, fewer fruity flavors, and potentially worse overall flavor quality.
People of color in the United States are disproportionately exposed to air pollution from PM2.5 (particles smaller than 2.5 micrometers in diameter).
People who were informed about the effectiveness of disaster preparedness favored public funding for prevention rather than policies to pay for damage.
The Great Barrier Reef shrank by more than half between 1995 and 2017, primarily due to climate change.
Stormwater containing a toxic byproduct of rubber tires in urban creeks contributes to killing up to 40-90% of returning salmon in the US Pacific Northwest. Regulation and treatment of these toxins could help protect salmon.
Climate change is predicted to make European wine regions hotter and drier, shorten the grape growing season, shift growing regions, and change wine chemistry by altering levels of alcohol, acid, and aroma.
Rising global temperatures and air pollution are associated with increased premature, lower weight, and stillborn births in the United States. Those at highest risk for premature birth include people with asthma and minority groups, especially Black mothers.