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Prepare for 10 Feet of Sea Level Rise, California Commission Tells Coastal Cities

Though an extreme scenario, it should be factored in to coastal infrastructure planning, new guidance suggests -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
21 September 2018, 22:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

New White House Biodefense Plan Omits Climate Change

Research has shown that warming may aide the spread of some infectious diseases -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
19 September 2018, 20:51 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Florence's Floods Reveal Exposure of Rural Areas to Climate Change

For cash-strapped communities, planning for a warmer future is a luxury -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 September 2018, 20:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Warming Boosted Florence's Rainfall, One Expert Says

The hurricane was likely fueled by some of the warmer spots in the Atlantic Oceans this year -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 September 2018, 01:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

North Carolina's Natural Hurricane Defenses Are Disappearing

Development and sea level rise are chipping away at the barrier islands that help shield the mainland -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
13 September 2018, 23:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

FEMA's Former Chief Taps AI to Prep for Hurricanes and Rising Seas

Craig Fugate talks about how big data will provide more precise analyses that can head off losses from future storms  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
13 September 2018, 16:51 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Can California Achieve a "Carbon Neutral" Economy?

Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive order calling for carbon neutrality by 2045 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
12 September 2018, 22:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

New Walls Aim to Hold Back Rising Seas off Tanzania

Coastal erosion and flooding threaten Dar es Salaam, one of Africa’s fastest-growing cities -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
4 September 2018, 23:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

The West Is Going Up in Flames

Fires are raging from British Columbia to California, and the Administration’s shortsighted climate policies will make things worse -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
29 August 2018, 19:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

The Flood is Coming

Keeping citizens safe is an essential responsibility of government, but when it comes to the dangers of climate change, the Trump administration just doesn’t care -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
28 August 2018, 18:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Climate Change Has Doubled the Frequency of Ocean Heatwaves

Extreme heat events wreak havoc on marine ecosystems and will only get worse in coming decades -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
18 August 2018, 18:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

We Need to Capture Carbon to Fight Climate Change

Grabbing CO2 as it exits smokestacks is key to fighting climate change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
15 August 2018, 16:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Warming Is Worsening Wildfires, but Not Everywhere or Every Time

Human development patterns can be a larger influence on blazes in some places -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
14 August 2018, 21:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Droughts, Heat Waves and Floods: How to Tell When Climate Change Is to Blame

Weather forecasters will soon provide instant assessments of global warming’s influence on extreme events -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
30 July 2018, 23:50 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Firefighters Are Focused on Flames, Not Climate Change

Departments face climate-driven changes to fire behavior, like a year-round season -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
30 July 2018, 17:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Plan to Weaken Car Emissions Rules Could Reopen Key Climate Case

The Supreme Court previously ruled the EPA had authority to regulate greenhouse gases -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
26 July 2018, 21:11 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Searing Summer Heat Follows Killer Floods in Japan

The extreme weather has planners concerned about conditions during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
25 July 2018, 20:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

U.S. Is Unprepared for the Health Challenges of Climate Change, Experts Warn

Insect-borne disease and damage to hospitals during disasters are among their concerns -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
23 July 2018, 19:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Sea Level Rise Could Inundate the Internet

Extreme sea level rise could swamp internet cabling and hubs by 2033—and coastal cities like New York, Seattle and Miami are at greatest risk. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
20 July 2018, 23:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

That Self-Styled "Very Stable Genius" Is a Danger to Stability

Pres. Trump threatens the equilibrium not just of the international order, but of the planet we all depend on -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
16 July 2018, 20:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email