Special Coverage: Risks and Impact of Climate Change on the Fire Service

Global climate change impacts on temperature and precipitation are influencing the frequency of extreme climatic events and requiring large-scale emergency preparedness and response in the U.S.

From hurricanes to tornadoes to wildfires, communities are experiencing immediate danger to long-term public health threats. This series explores how the fire service can incorporate climate science to prepare for and mitigate future disasters.

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Global climate change impacts on temperature and precipitation are influencing the frequency of extreme climatic events and requiring large-scale emergency preparedness and response in the U.S.

From hurricanes to tornadoes to wildfires, communities are experiencing immediate danger to long-term public health threats. This series explores how the fire service can incorporate climate science to prepare for and mitigate future disasters.

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