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.
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.
Extreme heat index days—when heat and humidity make it difficult for the body to cool itself off—have been increasing in cities across the country.
Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.
America’s inland streams, the Great Lakes, and coastal waters are heating up—spelling trouble for fish and the nation’s $46.1 billion dollar recreational fishing industry.
In partnership with Oregon Public Broadcasting. Low-intensity fire can help reduce wildfire risk but not without challenges for an Oregon town.
Breathing Fire: The threat of a destructive wildfire in South Jersey is growing.Is enough being done to prepare?
In partnership with the Newark Star-Ledger/NJ.com. Across New Jersey, some land managers have long used prescribed burns as an important tool for their work.
Breathing Fire: Fighting fire with fire: Should California burn its forests to protect against catastrophe?
In California, the debate over prescribed burns is complicated by a deadly history with wildfires that have grown quickly out of control.