Climate impacts are everywhere and climate impacts storytelling is improving. What does it come down to? Experts say that a big element is humanizing and localizing the story.

ImpactsUS gives a platform for local storytelling about climate impacts, grounded in the latest science. If you’re a reporter, producer, or content creator looking for help telling climate impacts stories–or have published stories you’d like to share–please reach out!

Here are examples of some of the best recent coverage of climate impacts in the states where we work.

Aa Lucich Santos Apricots01

Heat’s a danger to farmworkers

This story is part of a Modesto Bee series on climate change impacts for Stanislaus…
Tyler Herrera San Luis Arizona

In Yuma, farmworkers’ struggle with

The way Carmen Laurent remembers it, the young man stopped one night at the end…
Phoenix Hot Sun

In Phoenix, rising temperatures day

Jack Espy died alone in this home on July 25, 2019.