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SERIES: Water Ways: Dutch Lessons for a Changing Coast

SERIES: Water Ways: Dutch Lessons for a Changing Coast

  • Published: Mar 12th, 2020

The Netherlands’ climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast. The series was produced in collaboration with WWNO New Orleans Public Radio and Climate Central, and is part of the Pulitzer Center’s Connected Coastlines reporting initiative.

New Coastal Risk Screening Tool Supports Sea Level Rise and Flood Mapping by Year, Water Level, and Elevation Dataset

New Coastal Risk Screening Tool Supports Sea Level Rise and Flood Mapping by Year, Water Level, and Elevation Dataset

  • Published: Mar 12th, 2020

Climate Central today announced the release of its global Coastal Risk Screening Tool to generate customizable, localized maps of projected sea level rise and coastal flood risks by year, water level, and elevation.

Pour it on: How Dutch cities are soaking up rain and reducing flooding

Pour it on: How Dutch cities are soaking up rain and reducing flooding

  • Published: Mar 10th, 2020

This is the fourth installment of a Times-Picayune and Advocate series exploring how the Netherlands’ climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast.

The Dutch are giving rising rivers more room. Should we follow suit?

The Dutch are giving rising rivers more room. Should we follow suit?

  • Published: Mar 9th, 2020

This is the third installment of a Times-Picayune and Advocate series exploring how the Netherlands’ climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast.

How the Dutch are building coastal protection for less — with nature’s help

How the Dutch are building coastal protection for less — with nature’s help

  • Published: Mar 6th, 2020

This is the second installment of a Times-Picayune and Advocate series exploring how the Netherlands’ climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast.

The Dutch have mastered water for a millennium. Could their new approach save New Orleans?

The Dutch have mastered water for a millennium. Could their new approach save New Orleans?

  • Published: Mar 6th, 2020

This is the first installment of a Times-Picayune and Advocate series exploring how the Netherlands’ climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast. The series was produced in collaboration with WWNO New Orleans Public Radio and Climate Central.

Report: The Case of the Shifting Snow

Report: The Case of the Shifting Snow

  • Published: Feb 3rd, 2020

Snow keeps our planet cooler, significantly affects water resources, and is a revealing indicator of climate change. 

Could Kennedy Space Center launch pads be at risk as climate changes? Experts say yes

Could Kennedy Space Center launch pads be at risk as climate changes? Experts say yes

  • Published: Nov 14th, 2019

Created to propel humankind beyond the limits of Earth, Kennedy Space Center is now facing a terrestrial threat — the warming of our home planet, leading to sea level rise, erosion and catastrophic flooding — that could hinder our push to deep space.