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Climate change worries take backseat in hot real estate market

But while the real estate market has bounced back, rising sea levels in the coming decades could leave millions of homeowners underwater again — this time quite literally. As the effects of climate ch... read more

The Faulty ‘Mental Models’ That Lead to Poor Disaster Preparation

On the causes (and consequences) of “bad mental models”: We’re really interested in studying why people make these mistakes. Why is it that they don’t consider ... all the flooding that happened in Ne... read more

Can Algorithms Run Things Better Than Humans?

The exponential growth of digital sensors, computational devices, and communication technology is flooding the world with data ... of data annually, a tenfold increase from the amount released into th... read more

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Floods: Not just a coastal issue

As a result, flood zone designations can be very contentious. 100-year flood zones are based on a combination of statistics, hydrogeology and society’s tolerance for risk. Moving into harm’s way We un... read more

Sunny day flooding along the US coast can be increased by Atlantic Rossby waves

The study ... be more severe flooding in the event of a storm surge or extreme tides. Lead author, Dr. Francisco Calafat, from the NOC said "This finding is significant because it helps explain some o... read more

10 Coastal Cities at Greatest Flood Risk as Sea Levels Rise

“Coastal cities face a high risk from increasingly costly flooding ... risk will increase the most in the coming years are not the cities where the risk is particularly high today, the study found. Ci... read more

Climate Change: How Willing Colorado Is To Adjust Lifestyle

Instead, 44 percent think the climate is warming because of cyclical weather patterns, 7 percent think the sun is getting hotter and 7 percent think the Earth is moving closer to the sun. read more

“Working Water City” Plans for Future Flooding

Sandia’s analysis found that future flooding likely wouldn’t shut down operations at the Norfolk naval base because the military has developed their own contingency plans, but it could slow down opera... read more

Americans who live far from coasts should also be worried about flooding

Climate change effects, such as sea level rise and potentially more extreme weather, are increasing the risk of flooding, hurricanes and storm surges in coastal areas. Some communities are considering ... read more

Sow now, snow later

The authority estimates its seeding program accounts for a 15 to 16 percent increase in ... demonstrated in the lab. The difficulty has been showing what happens when clouds are actually seeded. She w... read more

Surf’s Up: Sea Levels Are Rising Faster on the U.S. East Coast

Sea levels have typically been low near the east coast of North America, particularly along the very stretch examined in this study. This is because the salty, dense water moving ... hotspot may incre... read more

Galveston Bio-Lab Declared Safe

Until Wednesday, there had been a news blackout about the lab since the Category 4 hurricane struck the island of Galveston in the Gulf of Mexico, where the lab is located. Reporters had been unable t... read more

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