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Hurricane’s choice for Texans: Shelter from the virus or the storm

Hurricane Hanna prompted officials and residents alike to rethink how and where to ride out a dangerous storm during a pandemic.
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Weathering a pandemic and a hurricane

As the coronavirus continues to cause chaos, forecasters predict an above-normal hurricane season. State officials urge people in at-risk areas to plan now.
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Eastern Kentucky is underwater, but you probably didn’t notice

An out-of-sight, out-of-mind mentality can take hold when people lose their connection to nature.
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Rains arrive in Australia’s bush-fire regions, but flooding is feared

Although it will bring some relief to firefighters, the precipitation is unlikely to extinguish more than a few blazes.
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Flash floods strike Eastern Africa, displacing 370,000 people

Intense flooding hit several nations in eastern Africa recently, including Somalia, Kenya, and South Sudan.
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Conflict and disaster force millions from their homes

Natural disasters such as cyclones and floods caused 7 million people to leave their homes, while a further 3.8 million fled conflict and violence.

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Climate change: Communities hold the key to disaster preparedness

Far too often, we’ve witnessed the lingering effects of disasters and the impact that has on communities for years after an event.
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River of no return

How austerity and climate change put northeastern Nebraska underwater.

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Mike Carr: Climate change could destroy our food supply

Our food supply is intimately tied to the climate, with floods and droughts impacting our crops and livestock nationwide.
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How climate research can adapt to the imminent threat of global warming

It's time for the climate science research enterprise to focus on integrating fundamental science inquiry with risk management.
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AT&T, hit by higher natural disaster costs, unveils 30-year climate change model

The announcement follows several natural disasters that cost the company $847 million since 2016, including $626 million in 2017 alone.
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Nowhere to go in New Bern: Climate catastrophe spurs migrants in US South

Hurricane Florence ravaged North Carolina last fall. While cleanup continues and residents pick up the pieces of their life, many people in New Bern, a small community along the Neuse River in the eastern part of the state, have nothing to pick up. Homes have been destroyed and won't be rebuilt. Lives have been upended.

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Why climate change planning fails

Our well-intentioned climate solutions are making us less safe.
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RSG 3-D's building panel helps protect homes during natural disasters

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