Extreme Weather Disaster Area: This Is What the Climate Crisis Looks Like

07/15/2012 09:25 pm ET | Updated Sep 14, 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has named over 1,000 counties in 26 states as disaster areas -- the largest declaration in history -- as a result of the recent drought, wildfires and other extreme weather events threatening agriculture and many other industries across the entire country. As scientists have told us, this is what the climate crisis looks like.