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FAITH AND FLOODING: How Sea Level Rise Threatens America’s Houses of Worship

FAITH AND FLOODING: How Sea Level Rise Threatens America’s Houses of Worship

  • Published: May 1st, 2019

Unchecked warming emissions are projected to leave hundreds of houses of worship in areas vulnerable to chronic flooding by midcentury.

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.

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.

Atlantic Hurricane Season is Seeing More Major Storms

Atlantic Hurricane Season is Seeing More Major Storms

  • Published: Sep 9th, 2016

The U.S. has enjoyed a respite from major hurricanes but the basin as a whole is spawning more powerful storms.