Featured by Greta Moran
We didn’t track hurricanes hundreds of years ago—but trees did
Researchers are trying to extend the tropical storm record by looking inside ancient coastal trees.
NOAA is changing the way it talks about hurricanes
Storms are getting worse and more people are in the way than ever, so meteorologists are working on ways to improve their communication.
Slow, meandering hurricanes are often more dangerous—and they’re getting more common
Storms don’t have to be fast to be destructive.
Severe storms are increasingly leaving us without power. Microgrids can help.
As climate change spurs worsening hurricanes, renewable microgrids have the potential to generate and redistribute power.
Toxic waste sites aren’t prepared for hurricane season
The EPA has ignored reports that Superfund sites are not resilient to climate change, and communities are at risk.
Nursing homes aren’t equipped to provide life-saving A/C in the event of a power outage
Hurricane season is a huge risk for many facilities that care for the elderly.
A potential wave of mass evictions could make this year’s turbulent hurricane season even worse
The confluence of a pandemic, mass evictions, and a particularly nasty hurricane season could make the rest of 2020 even more of a nightmare.
Healthy ecosystems are nature’s barrier to hurricane damage
A new report documents how natural ecosystems can safeguard communities from supercharged hurricanes and other natural disasters.