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Picturing Our Future

Picturing Our Future

  • Published: Oct 12th, 2021

Cities face unprecedented threats from multi-century sea level rise.

How tidal flooding is impacting students, caretakers and education in Atlantic City

How tidal flooding is impacting students, caretakers and education in Atlantic City

  • Published: Oct 4th, 2021

As seas rise at a quickening pace, the water continues to creep closer to where the city’s students spend most of their days — in its 11 public schools.

A hotter and drier climate is set to hurt agriculture in the West and help farmers in Asia

A hotter and drier climate is set to hurt agriculture in the West and help farmers in Asia

  • Published: Oct 4th, 2021

Corn and soybean yields may fall 5% globally between 2050 and 2100 because of the combination of a drier and hotter climate.

Drier heat waves threaten crops in Iowa

Drier heat waves threaten crops in Iowa

  • Published: Sep 23rd, 2021

The new research on warming temperatures and drought warns that drier heat waves will reduce harvests, threatening to further narrow farmers’ profit margins.

Heat & Health: Expanding ‘urban heat island’ and warming climate sends more to the ER in Charlotte

Heat & Health: Expanding ‘urban heat island’ and warming climate sends more to the ER in Charlotte

  • Published: Sep 15th, 2021

Like most cities, Charlotte has been warming more quickly than surrounding areas.

Urban heat even affects small cities. Biddeford is doing something about it

Urban heat even affects small cities. Biddeford is doing something about it

  • Published: Aug 19th, 2021

Like many other Maine cities, Biddeford is regularly experiencing temperatures far higher than surrounding suburban and rural areas.

Hot Zones: Urban Heat Islands

Hot Zones: Urban Heat Islands

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2021

A new Climate Central analysis evaluates the intensity of urban heat islands in cities around the country. Read the report to find out about the factors that cause hotter temperatures in urban areas, the impacts, and the solutions.

In Atlantic City, rising seas threaten an already struggling industry

In Atlantic City, rising seas threaten an already struggling industry

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2021

The impacts from sea level rise affect almost every facet of life in Atlantic City, from its economy to its culture and physical landscape.