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US Climate risks are rising – a scientist looks at the...

Erica A.H. Smithwick, Penn State When I was a young researcher studying how forested ecosystems recover from wildfire, I...

High-tide flood risk is accelerating, putting coastal economies at risk

Renee Collini, Mississippi State University As sea level rises, it can be easy to miss the subtlety of higher...

This supermoon has a twist – expect flooding, but a lunar...

Brian McNoldy, University of Miami A “super full moon” is coming on April 27, 2021, and coastal cities like...

More frequent and intense tropical storms mean less recovery time for...

Hans Paerl, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tropical cyclones – storms that bring strong, rotating winds and rain, and which can intensify into...

Why are Atlantic and Gulf coast property owners building back bigger...

Eli Lazarus, University of Southampton and Evan B. Goldstein, University of North Carolina – Greensboro U.S. coastal counties are densely populated and extensively developed. They...

Coral reefs provide flood protection worth $1.8 billion every year –...

Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz The news is grim: According to a report compiled by hundreds of scientists from 50 countries, Earth is...

Coral reefs provide flood protection worth $1.8 billion every year –...

Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz The news is grim: According to a report compiled by hundreds of scientists from 50 countries, Earth is...

Protecting wetlands helps communities reduce damage from hurricanes and storms

Siddharth Narayan, University of California, Santa Cruz and Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz 2017 was the worst year on record for hurricane damage...

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