A Global Climate Science Leader
USGS Delivering Climate Science
Science that Matters
USGS develops science to help solve on-the-ground challenges created by climate change.
What is "Climate Change"?
Learn the facts about climate change, its causes, and the evidence supporting it.
National Climate Change Viewer
See how climate change is affecting your area using the USGS National Climate Change Viewer.
Meet Our Scientists!
USGS scientists combine passion and ingenuity to help people understand and adapt to climate change.
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Climate plays an important role in where plants, animals, and humans can thrive. As the global climate changes, it threatens the safety and well-being of our communities, our economy, and our natural heritage. The USGS investigates the causes and consequences of climate change and helps people create strategies to navigate this global crisis.