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Want to Build a Delaware Beach House? Expect Regular Floodwaters in 30 Years

Want to Build a Delaware Beach House? Expect Regular Floodwaters in 30 Years

  • Published: Nov 13th, 2018

Between 2010 and 2017 more than 700 homes in Delaware — worth roughly $500 million — were built on land that’s projected to be inundated at least once a year on average by 2050 unless pricey measures are taken to keep the water away.

Rising Tides: How Near-Daily Flooding of America’s Shorelines Could Become the Norm

Rising Tides: How Near-Daily Flooding of America’s Shorelines Could Become the Norm

  • Published: Oct 4th, 2018

Minor floods, and the damage and disruption they cause, have grown far more common in the last few decades.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.

How Rising Seas Drowned the Flood Insurance Program

How Rising Seas Drowned the Flood Insurance Program

  • Published: May 29th, 2017

Sea level rise and more severe storms are overwhelming U.S. coastal communities.

America’s Most Vulnerable to Rising Seas

America’s Most Vulnerable to Rising Seas

  • Published: May 10th, 2017

New Jersey's working class are forgotten as federal government funds fixes for wealthier neighbors.

Swath of States Experiencing Hottest Year to Date

Swath of States Experiencing Hottest Year to Date

  • Published: May 8th, 2017

Through April, this year is the hottest on record for several Southern and Ohio Valley states.

Coastal Cities Could Flood Three Times a Week by 2045

Coastal Cities Could Flood Three Times a Week by 2045

  • Published: Feb 9th, 2017

East Coast communities could flood three times a week within 30 years as seas rise and land sinks.

Heat, Then Deluge Fell a Town’s Beloved 600-Year-Old Oak

Heat, Then Deluge Fell a Town’s Beloved 600-Year-Old Oak

  • Published: Oct 25th, 2016

One of the oldest oak trees in the U.S. was dealt a death blow by extreme heat this summer.