Report: Global Warming Solutions

Hitting Close to Home Fact Sheet

New online map shows personal stories of extreme weather
Released by: Environment Virginia Research & Policy Center

Every year, weather-related disaster injure or kill hundreds of Americans and cause billions of dollars in damage. Many of the risks posed by extreme weather will likely increase in a warming world. Scientists have already noted increases in extreme precipitation and heat waves as global warming raises temperatures and exacerbates weather extremes.

Download the Fact Sheet and look at Virginia's Extreme Weather map.