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Worsening hurricane season threatens billions of chickens

Tom Tabler, Mississippi State University CC BY-SAHurricanes can have devastating consequences for both residents and businesses in their path. And one sector that’s particularly exposed...

Protecting mangroves can prevent billions of dollars in global flooding damage...

Michael Beck, University of California, Santa Cruz and Pelayo Menéndez, University of California, Santa Cruz Hurricanes and tropical storms are estimated to cost the U.S....

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...

Millions of burnt trees and rusted cars: Post-disaster cleanup is expensive,...

Sybil Derrible, University of Illinois at Chicago; Juyeong Choi, Florida State University, and Nazli Yesiller, California Polytechnic State University The most destructive and costliest wildfire...

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...

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...

How rural areas like Florida’s Panhandle can become more hurricane-ready

Eren Erman Ozguven, Florida State University When Hurricane Michael roared onto northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast in October 2018, its 160 mile-per-hour winds made it the...

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5 years after Paris: How countries’ climate policies match up to...

Morgan Bazilian, Colorado School of Mines and Dolf Gielen, Colorado School of Mines Saturday marks the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate agreement – the...