Predicting an Early Spring?
No matter what the groundhog says, annual springtime events are creeping earlier across the country. For instance, peak springtime streamflow dates have gotten earlier in several regions.
Impacts of Climate Change
Climate change is affecting our communities, industries, ecosystems, and more. Learn about climate change impacts by sector.
What EPA Is Doing About Climate Change
EPA is taking steps to combat climate change in the new year and beyond. See details about our climate programs and partnerships.
Snow Season Is Here
As the climate has changed, so have snowfall patterns across the United States. Since the first half of the 20th century, snowfall has decreased in many parts of the country.
Understanding and addressing climate change is critical to EPA's mission of protecting human health and the environment. EPA tracks and reports greenhouse gas emissions, leverages sound science, and works to reduce emissions to combat climate change. Learn more about the objectives of the EPA Climate Change website.
EPA is committed to advancing the goals of environmental justice for all Americans, including those historically marginalized, overburdened, underserved, and living with the legacy of structural racism. Additional web content about climate change and environmental justice is currently under development.
The Biden-Harris administration has taken executive actions to tackle the climate crisis at home and abroad, protect public health and the environment and restore science to tackle the climate crisis, and rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement. Learn more about The President’s approach to addressing climate change.