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Climate migration is already happening — for homeowners who can afford it – CNBC

Christy Gentry and her husband have been dealing with California’s wildfires for the past four years.  In 2017, the couple evacuated their Santa Rosa home for three weeks. In 2019, they were forced to cut a trip to Hawaii short…

Global warming turns Florida’s humidity into existential crisis | Fred Grimm – South Florida Sun Sentinel

Aside from a few nine-eleven-was-a-CIA-conspiracy climate deniers who think global warming, like COVID-19, is just another Bill Gates invention, most of us have already accepted that Florida, protruding 500 miles into soupy southern waters, is particularly vulnerable to the calamitous…

Welcome to Our Extreme World – Fair Observer

Admittedly, I hadn’t been there for 46 years, but old friends of mine still live (or at least lived) in the town of Greenville, California, and now, well, it’s more or less gone, though they survived. The Dixie Fire, one of…

After a Summer of Disasters, Some Lawmakers See a Chance for Climate Action – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — As the country reels from the cascade of deaths and devastation wrought by this summer’s record floods, heat waves, droughts and wildfires, President Biden and progressive Democrats are using the moment to push for aggressive climate provisions in…

Climate Change Means More Subway Flooding – NPR

Rescuers carry a boat into the subway in Zhengzhou, China, in July after flash floods trapped passengers underground. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption STR/AFP via Getty Images Rescuers carry a boat into the subway in Zhengzhou, China,…

Hurricane Ida and what climate change has to do with the storm

Hurricane Ida hit the Louisiana coast with 150 mph (240 km/h) winds on August 29, 2021, 16 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans on nearly the same path. What does climate change have to do with these powerful storms?

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Hurricane Ida’s Climate Resilience Lesson

The pictures of Hurricane Ida’s wreckage across Louisiana are grim, and the storm isn’t over. But the good news is that New Orleans appears to have weathered the tempest as well as could be expected thanks to its post-Katrina flood-protection…

Hurricane Ida, climate change and ‘rapid intensification’ – NBC News

Long before Hurricane Ida made landfall Sunday in southern Louisiana, climatologist David Keellings was already filled with dread. As the storm passed over the western end of Cuba and moved over the Gulf of Mexico, Keellings, an assistant professor at…

Hurricane Ida: How Climate Change Is Influencing Storms – Scientific American

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Hurricane Ida hit the Louisiana coast with 150 mph winds on Aug. 29, 2021, 16 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina devastated…

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