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Why is lettuce so expensive? Costs have shot up, and won’t...

Flavio Macau, Edith Cowan University Lettuce prices are skyrocketing. Twitter users are posting photos of iceberg lettuces for A$10...

Evacuations ordered as a powerful storm heads for California’s wildfire burn...

Amir AghaKouchak, University of California, Irvine Officials issued evacuation orders for people living downhill from several of California’s wildfire...

The dirt on soil loss from the Midwest floods

Jim Ippolito, Colorado State University and Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Iowa State University As devastating images of the 2019 Midwest floods fade from view, an insidious and...

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...

Giant mosquitoes flourish in floodwaters that hurricanes leave behind

Michael Reiskind, North Carolina State University After Hurricane Florence, reports started rolling in of “giant mosquito” sightings – and bitings – throughout North Carolina. What’s...

What is flood insurance and why the system is broken: 6...

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Editor’s note: Homeowners generally rely on insurance provided by the federal government to cover the costs of rebuilding their...

Are catastrophic disasters striking more often?

Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University No sooner had Hurricane Harvey’s record rains receded from Houston and neighboring cities than the residents of Florida...

How flood insurance works: 6 questions answered

Robert W. Klein, Georgia State University Editor’s note: Hurricane Harvey dumped up to 50 inches of rain on parts of Texas and Louisiana last month....

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