Climate Disasters

Feather River

Scientists Warn Mega-Storm Could Make 'Lakes' of California Cities

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.

February 23, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Hurricane Sandy

Moody’s: Climate Change Will Affect Your Credit Rating

The agency has created an economic incentive for cities, states and counties to deal with environmental threats.

December 21, 2017 - NPR

Midwest Flooding

Planning for an Era of Climate Change Disasters

In a wide-ranging editorial, Mark Allen argues for strategies that may help communities cope with climate disasters as they grow more frequent.

September 15, 2017 - Green Left Weekly

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