Atlantic hurricane season is seeing more major storms
Today Mississippi has 75,000 people at risk of coastal flooding. By 2050, an additional 13,000 people are projected to be at risk due to rising seas.
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Mississippi currently has approximately 200 square miles in the 100-year coastal floodplain. By 2050, this is projected to increase to 300 square miles.
Compound flooding, when heavy rains and storm surge combine, is an increasing risk for U.S. coasts... More
Tinder-dry conditions that have resulted from months with little to no rain and toasty fall temperatures have allowed the fires to reach unusual heights. More
The risk posed by future storms like Sandy is only going to increase due to climate change. The potential for stronger storms and rising seas mean Sandy-level flooding could could occur once every 23 years as opposed to once every 400... More