Great Lakes

The impact of climate change is vast: rising sea levels, climbing temperatures and more severe storms. These problems stretch beyond the coasts and grasslands, and cities along the Great Lakes are not immune. 

Climate change brings serious health impacts, too.

Photo by ERICA HEISDORF BISQUERRA

Climate change is expected to bring an increase in heat waves, flooding and severe storms to the Great Lakes region. And it's likely to disproportionately impact people already grappling with many other obstacles, particularly in urban areas.