"N.H. is getting warmer and wetter, says new statewide climate change assessment"
Heavy rains. Less snow. Up to 60 days of extreme heat, every year by the end of the century.
New Hampshire’s 2021 climate assessment, released Wednesday, paints a grim picture of the state’s future, unless greenhouse gas emissions are reduced.
The report, which was funded by the state’s Department of Environmental Services and conducted by researchers at the University of New Hampshire, shows climate change has made the state hotter and wetter. And the future heat and precipitation projected in the study could have major implications for human health, statewide infrastructure, and ecological systems, researchers said. READ MORE