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Some rivers suddenly change course, and we may finally know why
Satellite images gave researchers an unpredicted look at avulsions—when rivers abruptly shift.
Here’s how much climate change intensified 2020’s hyperactive hurricane season
A model study shows that climate change increased extreme rainfall during the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season by 10 percent.
Hardy new forests could keep the Austrian Alps from crumbling into landslides
Heavy rain and extreme floods in the Austrian Alps are increasing the risk of landslides, but planting climate-resilient forests could minimize the damage.
What a century of rising seas can tell us about the next 30 years
The crisis is here, even if you don’t think of it that way.
Historic downpours in Brazil trigger deadly mudslides and floods
At least 100 people were killed, and dozens are still missing.
NOAA predicts sea level rise will bring floods across the US—even to inland areas
Americans need to keep cutting greenhouse gas emissions and also prepare.
The future of hurricanes is full of floods—a lot of them
On the US Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, storm surge and heavy rains join forces to create a dramatic change in flooding risk.
After uncertain forecasts, serious winter weather will slam the East Coast
Several areas have already declared a state of emergency.
What beavers, nature’s engineers, can teach us about managing water
From droughts to floods, beaver architecture could offer lessons for climate resilience.
Climate change disasters cost the world over $100 billion this year
The people affected by expensive climate disasters are often among the most vulnerable.