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Coastal Labs Studying Increased Flooding Consider Moving Because Of Increased Flooding

Scores of coastal research labs around the U.S. are helping communities plan for sea level rise. But now many are starting to flood themselves, creating a dilemma: stay by the coast and endure expensi... read more

Decoding the Weather Machine

NARRATOR: This enormous increase is due, in part, because warmer water ... means there is just that much more flooding and that means that there's just that much more impact to roads, logistics infras... read more

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

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The Daily 202: Kavanaugh’s memory of himself in high school is very different than his portrayal in the yearbook

In the wake of the New Yorker story, Republicans launched a full-court press on Kavanaugh’s behalf, casting doubt and flooding the zone ... In her prepared remarks, Haspel also said she wants to incre... read more

Study Advises Against Boston Harbor Barriers For Flood Protection

Such a barrier to guard against storm-related flooding ... coastal protection systems to deal with increased climate change-induced flooding are smarter options, according to the feasibility study. "R... read more

NC banned a study on sea-level rise. Could it mean more Hurricane Florence destruction?

Some lawmakers, lobbyists, real-estate interests and others thought the report could disrupt valuable coastal real estate development and increase ... flooding that could be catastrophic, according to ... 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

Frequent coastal flooding spells disaster for some towns

Rather than move ... The NOAA study examined 45 gauges and found that flooding is increasing in frequency along much of the U.S. coastline and that the rate of increase is accelerating at sites along ... read more

Ocean engineering students study impact of rising sea levels

It's no secret that rising sea levels and storms are threatening Rhode Island's coastal communities. Now University of Rhode Island students are studying ... Planners also might consider new evacuatio... 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

Stephen Mulkey: Florida must face reality of rising seas

The rate of rise will continue to increase rapidly unless aggressive ... stages of strategic retreat from the shoreline, moving homes and businesses that are most vulnerable to coastal flooding first. ... read more

African countries aren't doing enough to prepare for rising sea levels

All coastal nations will be affected – that's a total of 50 African countries and surrounding islands. But those that are very low-lying risk being hit the hardest. They face increased flooding ... wa... read more

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