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The Climate Impact of Your Neighborhood, Mapped

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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…

Why Is New York Still Building on the Waterfront?

When Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New York 10 years ago — flooding 17 percent of the city’s total landmass and resulting in 43 deaths, thousands of evacuations and power outages that affected two million people — Northeners who had…

How to Protect Your Home From Climate Change

Dougal Brownlie for The New York Times As we adapt to a deteriorating environment, homeowners and renters must try to mitigate the damages brought by increasingly severe weather events. The work ahead is daunting, but we all can take steps…

Hurricane Ian’s Financial Toll Threatens Florida’s Real Estate Market

The scale of the destruction from Hurricane Ian threatens to destabilize Florida’s insurance and real estate markets, as devastated residents file a record number of claims for damaged or destroyed homes. Privately insured losses from Ian are expected to reach…

After the Storm, the Mold: Warming Is Worsening Another Costly Disaster

On Tuesday morning, six days after Hurricane Ian tore through southwestern Florida, Alvaro “Moe” Zuluaga and his team of mold remediators walked through a house in Naples. The walls were cheerfully painted in sunny yellows and palm greens, and beyond…

A Key to Controlling Emissions: More Buildings in a City’s Unused Spaces

This article is part of Climate Solutions, a special report on efforts to make a difference, coinciding with The New York Times Climate Forward conference and Climate Week NYC. Just south of the River Thames in the heart of London,…

Are Geotubes the Answer to Nantucket’s Climate Change Threat?

The homeowners may have won the first round, but as the years dragged on, Mr. Posner said, he and his neighbors were becoming increasingly frustrated that they hadn’t received approval to expand the project. Opponents of the project said they…

Did Hurricanes Sandy or Ida Damage Your Housing? We Want to Hear From You.

As the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, we are looking to speak with people who live in New York, New Jersey, Westchester, Connecticut or Long Island about their experiences during Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and Hurricane Ida in 2021….

As Wildfires Grow, Millions of Homes Are Being Built in Harm’s Way

Across the Western United States, wildfires are growing larger and more severe as global warming intensifies. At the same time, new data shows, more Americans than ever are moving to parts of the country more likely to burn, raising the…

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