Climate Change and Our Health
Climate change poses threats to people’s health and the resources and services we rely on to stay healthy. Learn more about how climate change affects human health and who’s most at risk.
Winters are warming across the country due to climate change. Warmer temperatures affect snowfall and snowmelt, which can impact water supplies, winter recreation, and tourism. Learn more about seasonal temperature and climate change.
Fifth National Climate Assessment
The latest national report on climate change is here. Get up-to-date information on climate change impacts, risks, and responses.
Art: Taelyn B., "Endangered West"
Take Action on Climate Change
There are many ways individuals and businesses can reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change. Learn what you can do.
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 invests in America to combat climate change.
EPA is committed to protecting the environment and public health in low-income, tribal and other overburdened communities by integrating environmental justice in all programs, policies and activities. Learn more about environmental justice and the disproportionate impacts of climate change.
Find up-to-date and accurate climate science information.
See climate health impacts, sector impacts, climate equity, and climate indicators.
Review EPA’s climate partnerships and programs, regulations, science, and more.
Learn how individuals and business can take climate action.
Explore EPA climate adaptation plans and programs.
Find tools geared to students and educators to learn and teach about climate change.
Learn more about greenhouse gas emissions, including sources, trends, and key findings and data from EPA's Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks report.
Explore Climate Change Research to learn more about EPA’s research process, focus areas, and milestones.