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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.

Climate Change Means More Fuel for Toxic Algae Blooms

Climate Change Means More Fuel for Toxic Algae Blooms

  • Published: Jul 27th, 2017

An increase in rain fueled by rising temperatures will wash more nitrogen into U.S. waterways.

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.

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Shutters Diesel Power Plant

  • Published: May 2nd, 2017

America's first offshore wind farm just shuttered a diesel electric power plant in Rhode Island.

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.

Offshore Wind Project to Go Live as Industry Eyes Trump

Offshore Wind Project to Go Live as Industry Eyes Trump

  • Published: Dec 8th, 2016

The offshore wind industry is eying President-elect Trump as America's first offshore wind project begins operation.

Drought, Climate Impact Fall Foliage in Complex Ways

Drought, Climate Impact Fall Foliage in Complex Ways

  • Published: Oct 31st, 2016

Weather and climate can have unexpected complex impacts on the timing and appearance of fall foliage.

Winter Drought Forecast for Much of U.S.

Winter Drought Forecast for Much of U.S.

  • Published: Oct 21st, 2016

Winter will bring continued dry conditions in California, the Southeast and parts of the Northeast.