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Storms

February 14, 2020, 5am PST
The measurable effects of climate change are a tangible reminder of trends over time that otherwise can be hard to recall.
Outside
September 26, 2019, 2pm PDT
The area is especially vulnerable to storm surge, and increased development means more people are at risk when major hurricanes push through.
Vox
February 23, 2019, 11am PST
If you live in California, you've heard predictions of a disastrous earthquake dubbed "the big one." Now, scientists are warning of an epic rainstorm that could cause three times as much damage.
Los Angeles Times
July 25, 2016, 12pm PDT
Anyone in Chicago or with their eyes on social media this weekend couldn't have avoided the scary sights produced by an afternoon storm.
DNAinfo Chicago
October 20, 2015, 1pm PDT
South Carolina recently experienced the impacts of what was called a 1,000-year storm. The problem? The state experienced the same level of storm just 26 years ago, and can expect more of the same in the future.
NRDC Switchboard
November 20, 2012, 11am PST
“In recent days, the Netherlands’ peerless expertise and centuries of experience in battling water have been widely hailed in the United States as offering lessons" for New York and for other cities alike, writes Andrew Higgins.
The New York Times
November 20, 2012, 5am PST
Justin Gillis outlines some harsh criticisms of disaster response efforts that rebuild without rethinking – and how much it's costing taxpayers across the country.
The New York Times