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Information included in the New Hampshire Climate Change Index is drawn from public sources such as government websites, news articles and other public databases.


  • Number of energy efficiency jobs in New Hampshire: over 11,300
  • Number of energy efficiency businesses in New Hampshire: nearly 2,000
  • Number of solar jobs in New Hampshire: 890
  • Number of homes that could be powered by solar production in New Hampshire: over 13,400
  • Number of solar businesses in New Hampshire: 87
  • Number of Granite Staters working in clean energy transmission, distribution and storage: nearly 3,400
  • Number of wind industry manufacturing facilities in New Hampshire: 9
  • Number of wind turbines in New Hampshire: 75
  • Number of jobs supported by wind energy in New Hampshire: nearly 500
  • Number of homes could have been powered by wind generation in New Hampshire in 2018: 41,000
  • Number of gallons of water consumption New Hampshire saved in 2018 from wind power generation: over 80 million


  • Number of Granite Staters who are especially vulnerable to extreme heat: over 20,000
  • Number of extreme weather events that caused over $1 billion in economic losses in New Hampshire from 2007-2016: 4
  • Number of people killed by extreme weather in New Hampshire in 2018: 2
  • Number of acres consumed by wildfires in 2018 in New Hampshire: 61
  • Number of Granite Staters at risk of coastal flooding: 5,000
    • Number of additional Granite Staters projected to be at risk due to sea level rise by 2050: 2,000
  • Number of dangerous heat days New Hampshire experiences on average per year: 10
    • Number of dangerous heat days per year New Hampshire is projected to see by 2050: 40


  • Percentage of Granite Staters that believe climate change is caused mostly by human activities in 2018: 56%
  • Percentage of Granite Staters worried about climate change: 58%
  • Percentage of Granite Staters who support setting carbon pollution limits on existing coal-fired power plants: 70%
  • Percentage of Granite Staters that believe climate change was happening in 2018: 68%