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Historic Harriet Tubman Sites at Risk of Rising Seas on Eastern Shore

Historic Harriet Tubman Sites at Risk of Rising Seas on Eastern Shore

  • Published: Apr 6th, 2021

Climate Central used its public and proprietary tools to assess the current and future coastal flood risk to the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway.

Climate Change Threatens Homes of Boston’s Most Vulnerable

Climate Change Threatens Homes of Boston’s Most Vulnerable

  • Published: Jan 29th, 2021

Affordable housing units face greater risks from rising seas because they are usually not fortified against storms or coastal flooding

The Carbon Skyscraper

The Carbon Skyscraper

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2021

The sawtooth pattern of carbon levels over the past million years has shot up swiftly.

Miami Beach’s Housing Crisis Worsened By Climate Change

Miami Beach’s Housing Crisis Worsened By Climate Change

  • Published: Dec 15th, 2020

Nonprofits and city planners are working to create more affordable housing, but they’re up against legislation that rewards rampant development.

Viviendas asequibles en riesgo de inundaciones costeras

Viviendas asequibles en riesgo de inundaciones costeras

  • Published: Dec 11th, 2020

A medida que el cambio climático produce un incremento en el nivel del mar, se prevé que el número de viviendas asequibles en riesgo de inundación costera se triplique a casi 25.000 en todo el país en los próximos 30 años.

Barely Above Water

Barely Above Water

  • Published: Dec 9th, 2020

New Jerseyans living in public housing confront financial hardship. As many as 15,000 also face rising tides that could wreck their homes.

Report: Coastal Flood Risk to Affordable Housing Projected to Triple by 2050

Report: Coastal Flood Risk to Affordable Housing Projected to Triple by 2050

  • Published: Nov 24th, 2020

A new analysis conducted by scientists at Climate Central and published in Environmental Research Letters highlights the equity implications of sea level rise in the first nationwide assessment of risk to the country’s affordable housing supply.

Climate change and concrete turn up heat on vulnerable communities in New Jersey’s cities

Climate change and concrete turn up heat on vulnerable communities in New Jersey’s cities

  • Published: Sep 29th, 2020

This joint article with Michael Sol Warren from NJ Advance Media and Charles Wohlforth from Climate Central examines how seniors and brown communities in cities like Newark and Elizabeth are most threatened by rising temperatures.