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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.

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2018

Rising costs from flooding and erosion are prompting Americans, military bases and government agencies to opt for more natural alternatives.

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

South Miami Just Made a Huge Rooftop Solar Decision

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2017

South Miami, Fla., has become the first city outside of California to mandate solar panels on new homes.

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.

Electric Cars Becoming Popular As Grid Gets Greener

Electric Cars Becoming Popular As Grid Gets Greener

  • Published: May 24th, 2017

Electric car owners in Tennessee view climate benefits as nice extras — not as key selling points.

U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades

U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades

  • Published: May 9th, 2017

After years of widespread, intense drought, the U.S. is experiencing its smallest drought footprint since 2000.

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.

The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

The Overlooked Risk of Levees As Rainfall Rises

  • Published: May 5th, 2017

Levees pose an often overlooked residual flood threat, and that may only increase with warming.