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1.  Flood. Retreat. Repeat.  

2022-09-23


Grist
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As seas rise and storms become more intense, some 40 million Americans living in floodplains are facing greater risk of disaster. Local, state, and federal officials are increasingly looking at managed retreat, or buyouts, as a way to get people out of harm’s way. In this series, Grist profiles thre...

2.  Warming climate makes extreme hurricane rains more likely for Puerto Rico  

2022-09-23


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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The global trend in more extreme tropical cyclone rainfall events has big implications for a vulnerable island. The post Warming climate makes extreme hurricane rains more likely for Puerto Rico appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

3.  Torn apart  

2022-09-19


Grist
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In Houston, a generations-deep community is being dismantled by mandatory buyouts.

4.  Torrential downpour produces flash flooding in parts of Rhode Island, shutting down interstate highway  

2022-09-06


World Socialist Web Site
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Drivers were stuck in traffic on Interstate 95 Monday for more than two hours, and 600 Rhode Island households reported power outages. An unoccupied building collapsed and Brown University students were forced to evacuate their dorm.

5.  Climate change leaves flood maps outdated, FEMA says  

2022-09-06


NationofChange
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“[W]e have to start thinking about what the threats are going to be in the future as a result of climate change, so they can put the mitigation measures in place.”

6.  Displaced Washington flood survivors ‘in limbo’ while awaiting federal aid  

2022-09-02


Grist
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Climate change is straining FEMA’s capacity to help people after a disaster.