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Preview: The Science Friday Book Club Reads ‘Rising’
Elizabeth Rush explores climate change, flooding, and its effects on vulnerable communities in ‘Rising.’ We’ll read it together this fall.
Gathering From Coast To Coast Around Climate Change
This October, The SciFri Book Club team is gathering to explore this fall’s Book Club pick, ‘Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore.’
What Coastal Retreat Looks Like On Isle de Jean Charles
On an island shrinking from rising seas, Indigenous communities battle to save their historic land from coastal flooding.
A Disasterologist On Coming Together To Weather The Climate Crisis
Emergency management researcher and author Samantha Montano on how our disaster response systems need to scale up for climate change.
Flooding Worldwide Fits Climate Change Models
Intense rainfall and flooding killed hundreds and displaced more around the world this week. Why climate change means we can expect even more.
The Seeds Of Ghost Forests
As sea levels rise and drainage systems become defunct, dead forests are spreading across the coasts of North Carolina.
How Often Do 100-Year Floods Actually Occur?
Buying a home? Let probability help you estimate your flood risk.
To Plan For Disaster, Talk To Your Community
With climate change accelerating, a disaster researcher offers tips on what government agencies can do better when planning for emergencies.
Can We Outbuild Future Coastal Flooding?
The Army Corps of Engineers is investigating sea gates and other barriers to protect New York from a future Sandy. But others have doubts.
As Seas Rise And Rivers Flood, Communities Look For A Way Out
Retreating from flooding caused by climate change may seem unappealing. But communities are increasingly embracing the idea.
These Launchpads Took Humans To The Moon. Will Rising Tides Bring Them Down?
In the shadow of worsening flooding conditions and structural degradation, NASA is upgrading some of its historic launchpads—and leaving others behind.
Real Estate Hunting For The Climate Apocalypse
The debate regarding humanity’s role in climate change is over. The discussion of how to adapt has begun.
How Do You Name A Hurricane?
And why do we name hurricanes anyway?
Book Club: ‘Lost Feast’
Dig in with food expert Lenore Newman about the dishes we’ve loved to death and what that means for the future of food.Read More