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Flooding drives millions to move as climate-driven migration patterns emerge

Flood risk and climate change are pushing millions of people to move from their homes, according to a new study by the risk analysis firm First Street Foundation.
Australia offers Tuvalu climate sanctuary

Anthony Albanese offers Tuvalu residents the right to resettle in Australia, as climate change 'threatens its existence'

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has announced a new pact with the low-lying island country of Tuvalu, allowing residents facing displacement from climate change the ability to resettle in Australia. 
climate migration & refugees

Environmental, immigrant groups say state needs to prepare for likely climate migration

In Maine, as in other places, the impacts of climate change are already being felt, with ocean temperatures warming quickly and the state experiencing higher than average levels of precipitation.

invasive phragmites is here to stay

For better or worse, invasive phragmites is here to stay

Few phenomena of the past century have altered the landscape and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay, experts say, as much as the invasion of a straw-like saltmarsh weed from the opposite side of the world.

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Dream homes and disasters: Is the government ready to confront climate risk?

Billions of new taxpayer dollars are aimed at helping victims of extreme weather leave their vulnerable homes. But without a lot of teeth, the federal programs may just perpetuate the problem.
‘We’re not ready’: NY, NJ still building for extreme weather 10 years after Hurricane Sandy

‘We’re not ready’: NY, NJ still building for extreme weather 10 years after Hurricane Sandy

A decade after Sandy, New York and New Jersey officials are still working on resiliency projects that total billions of dollars.