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U. S. to Pay Millions to Move Tribes Threatened by Climate Change

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will give three Native tribes $75 million to move away from coastal areas or rivers, one of the nation’s largest efforts to date to relocate communities that are facing an urgent threat from climate change….

Climate Change Has Some Retirees Rethinking Where to Live

These health-related dangers are certain to increase as rising sea levels coincide with the growing elderly population along the coasts, Dr. Hauer said. In an analysis of all coastal counties in the United States, Dr. Hauer predicted that the proportion…

New Measure of Climate’s Toll: Disasters Are Now Common Across US

WASHINGTON — The rising toll of climate change across the United States has been measured in lives lost, buildings destroyed and dollars spent on recovery. But a report released on Wednesday uses a different measure: Which parts of the country…

Combatir el cambio climático no es caridad

¿A dónde se dirigirán ahora los millones de personas de Pakistán desplazados por las inundaciones? ¿Qué hacen los pequeños agricultores de Kenia cuando una prolongada sequía les impide sembrar para alimentar a sus familias? En todo el mundo, la gente…

Paying for Climate Damages Isn’t Charity

Rich countries generally have the resources to weather these climate impacts. In the United States last year, 54 percent of disaster-related losses were insured, compared to just 3 percent on average in the world’s 77 poorest countries. The United States…

Draft Report Offers Starkest View Yet of U.S. Climate Threats

The Trump administration tried, but largely failed, to halt work on the next report, and its release was pushed back to 2023. Understand the Latest News on Climate Change Card 1 of 5 A change in priorities. Gabon, a major…

At COP27, Developing Nations Have a Message for Polluters: Pay Up

In Egypt, olive crops are shriveling under relentless heat waves. In Fiji, entire villages are retreating inland to escape rising seas. In Pakistan, flooding this summer killed 1,700 people and left one-third of the country underwater. They are among scores…

Aging Infrastructure May Create Higher Flood Risk in L.A., Study Finds

Hundreds of thousands of people in Los Angeles could experience at least a foot of flooding during a 100-year disaster, a new scientific study has found, highlighting the hazards of aging infrastructure in America’s second-largest city. This is a much…

We Need to Rethink How to Adapt to the Climate Crisis

Much of the barrier island community of Fort Myers Beach on Florida’s southwest coast, once home to 5,600 people, is unrecognizable. Older buildings not made of concrete were obliterated by Hurricane Ian. With properties that were worth nearly $4.5 billion,…

In the Netherlands, Balancing Energy Security Against Climate Concerns

Two enormous vessels tethered to a pier in the Eemshaven harbor in the Netherlands form the centerpiece of this country’s riposte to Russia’s throttling energy supplies to Europe. On a blustery fall day, the Gaslog Georgetown, at nearly 1,000 feet…

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