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‘Give us a break, Lord’: Amid active hurricane season, pandemic halts recovery in Florida two years after Michael

‘Give us a break, Lord’: Amid active hurricane season, pandemic halts recovery in Florida two years after Michael

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2020

With federal money running out, slow rebuilds, and a lack of affordable housing, many Panhandle residents are vulnerable to this year’s storms.

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

  • Published: Jul 11th, 2017

A new, interactive map shows where studies have found a discernible role for warming in extreme weather events.

NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic

NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic

  • Published: May 25th, 2017

Above-average hurricane activity is expected in Atlantic this hurricane season, despite a potential El Niño.

Communities Retreat as Oceans Swell, Coasts Erode

Communities Retreat as Oceans Swell, Coasts Erode

  • Published: Mar 27th, 2017

New research highlights an emerging migration crisis that’s worsening with global warming.

NOAA Sea Grant Cut Could Slow Climate Adaptation

NOAA Sea Grant Cut Could Slow Climate Adaptation

  • Published: Mar 7th, 2017

President Trump may seek to eliminate NOAA's Sea Grant program, "an outsized leader in coastal adaptation."

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

Food Security, Forests At Risk Under Trump’s USDA

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2017

U.S. forest health and the ability of farmers to respond to climate change are at risk under Trump's USDA.

Climate Change Is the World’s Biggest Risk, in 3 Charts

Climate Change Is the World’s Biggest Risk, in 3 Charts

  • Published: Jan 12th, 2017

In its annual risk review, the World Economic Forum ranked climate change among its most impactful risks.

Landmark Paris Climate Pact to Take Effect in 30 Days

Landmark Paris Climate Pact to Take Effect in 30 Days

  • Published: Oct 5th, 2016

A key threshold for the Paris climate pact has been surpassed, meaning it's nearly ready to take effect.