Good question. And depending on which side of the fence you’re on regarding this important topic, the answer could be a resounding yes, or it could be flat-out no. Either way, the latest report, the National Climate Assessment (November 2018), from the United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), is worthy of review and consideration.

Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4), like previous versions, focuses on climate change impacts, risks and adaptations occurring in the U.S. It contains supporting evidence from 16 national-level topic chapters (e.g., water, oceans, energy, and human health); ten regional chapters; and two chapters that focus on societal responses to climate change. Among the report’s many contributors was the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

According to the latest National Climate Assessment (NCA), climate change creates new risks and exacerbates existing vulnerabilities in communities across the U.S. These present grow