by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 24, 2014
How many people, hospitals, homes and schools are at risk from sea level rise in your area? Data for five New England states has just been added to Climate Central's interactive sea level rise map.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 9, 2014 Updated: April 9, 2014
All along the coast of the U.K. and in other coastal communities around the world, the threat of sea level rise and more violent storms is forcing towns and governments to make difficult choices -- build higher, build stronger, or retreat.
by Katie Valentine Posted on April 7, 2014 Updated: April 8, 2014
The flooding has killed at least one person and forced evacuations.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on April 7, 2014
At least 49,000 people are believed to be homeless after flash floods ripped through the Solomon Islands.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 27, 2014
The New York City Council introduced legislation Wednesday that would charge customers 10 cents for plastic or paper bags at most city stores.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 6, 2014
Hundreds of people who had to flee their houses earlier this week as floodwaters tore through Majuro, the capital of the Marshall Islands, are now returning home to pick up the soggy pieces.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 5, 2014
"It's not in the future, it's not somewhere else, it's here and now and only about one third of states in the U.S. are doing anything to prepare for it."
by Katie Valentine Posted on March 3, 2014
Instances of extreme flooding could also soar to once every 30 years, according to the study.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on February 13, 2014
As flood waters wash sewage into streets and backyards, it brings a host of bacteria and public health risks with it.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on February 10, 2014
The U.K.'s brutally wet winter which has flooded thousands of homes, is "consistent" with climate change, according to a new government report.