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Atmospheric river storms can drive costly flooding – and climate change...

Tom Corringham, University of California San Diego Ask people to name the world’s largest river, and most will probably guess that it’s the Amazon, the...

Why does some rain fall harder than other rain?

Jeffrey B. Halverson, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like...

When dams cause more problems than they solve, removing them can...

Jon Honea, Emerson College Across the United States, dams generate hydroelectric power, store water for drinking and irrigation, control flooding and create recreational opportunities such...

A military perspective on climate change could bridge the gap between...

Michael Klare, Hampshire College As experts warn that the world is running out of time to head off severe climate change, discussions of what the...

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...

The economic cost of devastating hurricanes and other extreme weather events...

Gary W. Yohe, Wesleyan University June marks the official start of hurricane season. If recent history is any guide, it will prove to be another...

For a flooded Midwest, climate forecasts offer little comfort

Shuang-Ye Wu, University of Dayton Flooding in the Midwest, triggered by an intense “bomb cyclone,” has devastated parts of the region, which has been plagued...

Why flood insurance needs an overhaul: 6 questions answered

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Editor’s note: The Trump administration plans to significantly revamp the pricing of flood insurance. While some homeowners would see...

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