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1.  Biden’s new vision for the National Flood Insurance Program  

2022-06-23


Grist
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The administration's flood insurance reforms could improve transparency — and make some Americans more vulnerable.

2.  Post-Flood Yellowstone Rebuilding Could Cost More Than $1 Billion  

2022-06-22


Yale E360
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Restoring Yellowstone National Park after recent floods washed away bridges and roads could cost more than $1 billion, and the effort could take years given the challenge of making repairs in a protected landscape.Read more on E360 →

3.  Extreme flooding ‘dramatically changes’ Yellowstone National Park  

2022-06-16


NationofChange
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“Exactly the kinds of things that we’re seeing, even with this type of event, is what we’re projecting we will see more of in the coming decades.”

4.  How New Orleans neighborhoods are using nature to reduce flooding  

2022-06-08


Grist
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Flood resilience takes a village — and a lot less concrete.

5.  How inland America is adapting to high water  

2022-06-08


Grist
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We spoke with community leaders, government officials, and residents all across “flyover country” about how they’re protecting their hometowns.

6.  Hot Planet Made Deadly South African Floods Twice as Likely: Climate Scientists  

2022-05-13


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“We need to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to a new reality where floods and heatwaves are more intense and damaging,” said a co-author of the study.

7.  It’s raining harder than ever. New research says climate change is to blame.  

2022-04-27


Grist
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Warmer temperatures cause heavier rainfall across the U.S. — even in the driest cities.

10.  Historic flooding and a housing crisis left evicted Nooksack members with nowhere to go.  

2022-02-09


Grist
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Faced with disenrollment and climate change, Nooksack tribal members are seeking human rights protections from the U.N.

11.  Scientists warn climate change could unleash 'Rivers' in the Sky  

2022-01-28


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We know that the climate crisis is already having a profound effect on global weather systems, altering temperatures, rainfall, wind patterns, and more – and a new study predicts likely deluges over the mountainous parts of East Asia in the future. The pouring rain will be brought on by atmospher

12.  Flood survivors urge Congress to change inadequate insurance  

2022-01-11


Grist
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A petition argues that the federal government’s current flood insurance policies are ill-equipped for an era of climate crisis.