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Seven ways climate change is already hitting Texans

Extreme weather events, water scarcity, risks of illness: Climate change is here, and it’s already affecting Texans.

Residents used boats to evacuate floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey along Tidwell Road in Houston on Aug. 28, 2017.

Texas is getting hotter — even at night

Hurricanes that hit the Texas coast are getting more powerful

Sea levels are rising along the Texas Gulf coast

Other extreme weather events in Texas could get worse

Water is becoming scarce

The risk of illnesses is growing

Climate change is driving more migration

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