How a Green New Deal Could Affect Storms, Floods and Heat in Jacksonville

How a Green New Deal Could Affect Storms, Floods and Heat in Jacksonville

  • Published: Feb 20th, 2019

Rising temperatures are simultaneously escalating hazards posed by droughts, heat waves, storms and heavy rainfall in the River City, even as they push up sea levels, worsening flood risks.

CLIMATE PILE-UP: Global Warming’s Compounding Dangers

CLIMATE PILE-UP: Global Warming’s Compounding Dangers

  • Published: Feb 20th, 2019

Recent research shows that unchecked warming pollution could bring concurrent climate crises to U.S. cities by midcentury — and that emissions cuts could reduce the danger.

2018’s Billion-Dollar Disasters Show Weather & Climate Impacts Across the U.S.

2018’s Billion-Dollar Disasters Show Weather & Climate Impacts Across the U.S.

  • Published: Feb 6th, 2019

2018 saw another near-record number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the U.S.

2018 Global Temp Review: Land & Ocean

2018 Global Temp Review: Land & Ocean

  • Published: Feb 6th, 2019

The 2018 numbers are in and once again, the vast majority of the globe was warmer than average.

Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

  • Published: Dec 5th, 2018

The four years with the most billion-dollar disasters have all happened since 2011.

States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

  • Published: Dec 5th, 2018

These states have suffered the most billion-dollar weather and climate disasters since 1980.

John Upton Talks Sea Level Rise, National Climate Assessment

John Upton Talks Sea Level Rise, National Climate Assessment

  • Published: Dec 3rd, 2018

Scientists have concluded that rising sea levels caused by global warming threaten new homes in the greater Philadelphia area, including in New Jersey and Delaware.

Want to Build a Delaware Beach House? Expect Regular Floodwaters in 30 Years

Want to Build a Delaware Beach House? Expect Regular Floodwaters in 30 Years

  • Published: Nov 13th, 2018

Between 2010 and 2017 more than 700 homes in Delaware — worth roughly $500 million — were built on land that’s projected to be inundated at least once a year on average by 2050 unless pricey measures are taken to keep the water away.