Climate Change Research
EPA conducts research to understand the environmental and health impacts of climate change and to provide sustainable solutions for adapting to and reducing the impact from a changing climate.
Climate Change and Air Quality
Air quality and climate change are intricately linked.
Climate Adaptation and Mitigation
EPA is integrating climate adaptation into its programs, policies, rules and operations.
Health and Climate Change
Climate change is having direct and indirect impacts on the health of people.
Ecosystems and Climate Change
Climate change is threatening plants, animals and their habitats.
Report: Implications of Climate Change for State Bioassessment Programs
Water and Climate Change
Freshwater Biological Traits Database Report
Ecological Resources in Three Watersheds Report
Climate Ready Estuaries Report -- Volume I
Climate Ready Estuaries Report -- Volume II
Models, Tools, and Databases
Research is providing models, measurement methods and other scientific tools needed to develop effective mitigation and adaptation strategies.
Energy and Climate Change
Researchers are improving our understanding of how changes in the production and use of energy can impact, and can be impacted by, climate change.
Other Research Topics
Top Three Questions/Tasks
Climate Research in the News
- Overview Fact Sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 121K)