New Coastal Risk Screening Tool Supports Sea Level Rise and Flood Mapping by Year, Water Level, and Elevation Dataset

New Coastal Risk Screening Tool Supports Sea Level Rise and Flood Mapping by Year, Water Level, and Elevation Dataset

  • Published: Mar 12th, 2020

Climate Central today announced the release of its global Coastal Risk Screening Tool to generate customizable, localized maps of projected sea level rise and coastal flood risks by year, water level, and elevation.

Pour it on: How Dutch cities are soaking up rain and reducing flooding

Pour it on: How Dutch cities are soaking up rain and reducing flooding

  • Published: Mar 10th, 2020

This is the fourth installment of a Times-Picayune and Advocate series exploring how the Netherlands’ climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast.

The Dutch are giving rising rivers more room. Should we follow suit?

The Dutch are giving rising rivers more room. Should we follow suit?

  • Published: Mar 9th, 2020

This is the third installment of a Times-Picayune and Advocate series exploring how the Netherlands’ climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast.

How the Dutch are building coastal protection for less — with nature’s help

How the Dutch are building coastal protection for less — with nature’s help

  • Published: Mar 6th, 2020

This is the second installment of a Times-Picayune and Advocate series exploring how the Netherlands’ climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast.

The Dutch have mastered water for a millennium. Could their new approach save New Orleans?

The Dutch have mastered water for a millennium. Could their new approach save New Orleans?

  • Published: Mar 6th, 2020

This is the first installment of a Times-Picayune and Advocate series exploring how the Netherlands’ climate change adaptation strategies could be a model for the Louisiana coast. The series was produced in collaboration with WWNO New Orleans Public Radio and Climate Central.

Spring Coming Earlier: Number of Days (National)

Spring Coming Earlier: Number of Days (National)

  • Published: Mar 4th, 2020

Our warming climate is causing spring to arrive earlier across much of the U.S.

Spring Coming Earlier: Number of Days (Local)

Spring Coming Earlier: Number of Days (Local)

  • Published: Mar 4th, 2020

Spring ‘leaf out’ is happening earlier in 76% (181) of the 239 cities analyzed, compared to 1981.

Local: Average Date of Last Freeze (2020)

Local: Average Date of Last Freeze (2020)

  • Published: Feb 26th, 2020

Has the date of the average last freeze been changing in your area? If so, it could affect allergy seasons, pest populations and fruit crops