Flooding not only wrecks businesses, destroys homes and disrupts everyday life but also causes long-lasting and dangerous levels of stress, residents from flood-hit communities have said. Hundreds of homes have been flooded and six people are thought to have died…
Sen. Ed Markey and Rep. Joe Kennedy mostly agree on matters of policy, so last night’s Massachusetts Senate primary debate instead centered on who would be a better political voice for the state on climate change and other progressive issues.
Government buyouts of flood-damaged homes disproportionately benefit whiter, wealthier communities, even as low-income and minority homeowners are more likely to participate in such programs, according to new research from Rice University.
As companies try to improve their environmental image, some are landing in hot water for misleading consumers.
Lawsuits related to adaptation projects have proliferated along the U.S. coasts, raising concerns about the pace of building infrastructure to respond to climate change.