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Climate change is making it tough to insure homes in the US

As climate change intensifies, Americans face soaring home insurance costs, pushing some out of their homes.

Lucy Sherriff reports for the BBC.

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New regulations aim to curb chemical disaster risks amid climate change threats

New regulations aim to curb chemical disaster risks amid climate change threats

The Biden administration's latest move mandates nearly 12,000 chemical facilities to bolster defenses against climate-induced disasters.

Hiroko Tabuchi for The New York Times.

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Snakes, spores and sewage: Life in the N.Y.C. neighborhood ‘the Hole’

The small neighborhood on the border of Brooklyn and Queens has a colorful history but an uncertain future because of climate change.
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Climate migration's billion-dollar question: Who manages the retreat?

Federal efforts to protect communities from climate disasters with buyouts and resilience projects are often fractured and poorly coordinated. Is there a better way?
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Coastal New Jersey homeowners lack flood insurance despite rising seas, report says

A gap in flood insurance coverage leaves millions at risk as the frequency and severity of extreme weather events increase across the Northeast, the report notes.
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As climate shocks grow, lawmakers investigate insurers fleeing risky areas

Faced with growing losses from hurricanes, floods and wildfires, major insurance companies are pulling out of California, Florida and Louisiana — a shift that threatens to undermine the economies of those states.

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Fatima Bhutto: Climate change is the catastrophe to end all other catastrophes

Humanity will endure wildfires, super floods, storms, hurricanes and tsunamis for as long as possible — perhaps not long at all.