By Nicolle Berroa, age 13 and IndyKids Staff Winter Storm Uri hit Texas in February and caught everyone off guard. The unusually bitter cold weather put a massive strain on energy demand and available electricity as the infrastructure around natural gas, coal, nuclear and wind energy froze up. Climate change has a profound economic cost …
In one year, California wildfires have consumed almost three times the state’s five-year average of land.
A huge wildfire swept through Yosemite National Park in California last summer, raining ash on San Francisco’s water supply and shocking the nation.