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Rooftop solar would boost electrical systems' resilience

Federal funding could jumpstart rooftop solar, providing jobs, lower bills, and a boost to electric systems’ disaster resilience.
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Miami says it can adapt to rising seas. Not everyone is convinced

Officials have a new plan to manage rising water. Succeed or fail, it will very likely become a case study for other cities facing climate threats.
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Rooftop solar would boost electrical systems’ resilience

Federal funding could jumpstart rooftop solar, providing jobs, lower bills, and a boost to electric systems’ disaster resilience.
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Florida-Georgia water dispute returns to Supreme Court

The court will decide whether Georgia must cap its water use from the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint basin and allow more water to flow downstream to Florida.

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D.C. area power grid resilient, but climate change increases risk

D.C. area's power grid is much more resilient than that of Lone Star State, but flooding is a worry.

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India targets climate activists with the help of Big Tech

Tech giants like Google and Facebook appear to be aiding and abetting a vicious government campaign against Indian climate activists.
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World Meteorological Organization might start hurricane season 2 weeks earlier

Since 2000, about every other year, tropical storms have formed earlier than the official start date of June 1. So should the season open two weeks earlier?
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Climate change increases flooding risk for some 230,000 Ohio Valley homes

Nearly 20% of homes in West Virginia, 5% in Kentucky and 2.3% in Ohio are at risk of seeing structural damage due to flooding. Combined, this puts more than 230,000 residential properties eligible for federal flood insurance at risk in the Ohio Valley.
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The Texas fiasco makes the case for creating a national power grid

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The case for, and against, climate optimism

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Kate Aronoff: The case for a permanent stimulus

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Texas’ icy disaster makes the case for uniting the US grid

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The origins of environmental justice—and why it’s finally getting the attention it deserves

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