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In Maine’s ‘City of Ships,’ climate change’s coastal threat is already here

In Maine’s ‘City of Ships,’ climate change’s coastal threat is already here

  • Published: Jul 6th, 2021

Rising sea levels have already diminished property values across New England.

Demand for wind energy workers outpacing supply in Iowa

Demand for wind energy workers outpacing supply in Iowa

  • Published: Jul 2nd, 2021

Of the nearly 500,000 Americans working in jobs that support the generation of renewable energy, including wind and solar, roughly 1,100 work in the cities of Des Moines and West Des Moines

The future of wind energy is floating turbines on the ocean

The future of wind energy is floating turbines on the ocean

  • Published: Jun 28th, 2021

Almost all the offshore wind turbines operating right now stand atop towers driven into sea beds. As the industry looks to push its turbines into deeper waters, technology is being developed so that wind farming can float.

The US East Coast is set to become a green energy job powerhouse

The US East Coast is set to become a green energy job powerhouse

  • Published: Jun 23rd, 2021

All of the pathways for achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions are imagined under Princeton University’s Net Zero America project show enormous ramp-ups of electricity generated from wind turbines during the coming 30 years.

Back to the Beach: Nearly 3 years later, Florence survivors still aren’t home

Back to the Beach: Nearly 3 years later, Florence survivors still aren’t home

  • Published: May 27th, 2021

Three years later, some survivors of Hurricane Florence still aren’t home, but the damage was not evenly distributed. Flooding highlighted disparities, and today the most vulnerable of us continue to be at the highest risk of rising seas that increasingly threaten North Carolina’s coastal region.

As temperatures rise, so do allergies

As temperatures rise, so do allergies

  • Published: Apr 21st, 2021

An analysis of temperature data by Climate Central shows central Missouri’s plant growing season has increased by a week since 1970 — meaning an additional week every year that pollen is in the air.

Historic Harriet Tubman Sites at Risk of Rising Seas on Eastern Shore

Historic Harriet Tubman Sites at Risk of Rising Seas on Eastern Shore

  • Published: Apr 6th, 2021

Climate Central used its public and proprietary tools to assess the current and future coastal flood risk to the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway.

Climate Change Threatens Homes of Boston’s Most Vulnerable

Climate Change Threatens Homes of Boston’s Most Vulnerable

  • Published: Jan 29th, 2021

Affordable housing units face greater risks from rising seas because they are usually not fortified against storms or coastal flooding