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Major Flooding Inundates Drought-Stricken Colorado Cities

Major Flooding Inundates Drought-Stricken Colorado Cities

LONGMONT, Colo.—Three days of soaking rain in Colorado have unleashed damaging floods in and around Denver, Boulder and Colorado Springs and isolated some towns in the foothills of the Rockies...

September 12, 2013 — Katherine Harmon
Massive Seawall May Be Needed to Keep New York City Dry

Massive Seawall May Be Needed to Keep New York City Dry

A new analysis suggests New York might deal with sea level rise and flood risk by a system of small levees and raising buildings unless climate change is worse than anticipated

May 5, 2014 — Christa Marshall and ClimateWire
Heat Stress Drives Climate Migration

Heat Stress Drives Climate Migration

It's not flooding or other weather disasters that cause people to move but rather extreme high temperatures, at least in Pakistan

January 27, 2014 — Lisa Friedman and ClimateWire
Climate Change: Planet Under Pressure

Climate Change: Planet Under Pressure

From increasingly severe storms to collapsing coral reefs to the displacement of Syrian citizens, in this eBook we examine the effects of Earth’s changing climate on weather systems, ecosystems and human habitability and what this means for our future...

October 1, 2018
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine