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Texas identifies millions at risk in first statewide flood plan
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Texas identifies millions at risk in first statewide flood plan

In a stark reminder of the state's vulnerability to extreme weather, Texas' latest flood plan has unveiled that approximately one in six residents lives or works in areas prone to flooding.

Alejandra Martinez reports for The Texas Tribune.

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Data gaps in US territories threaten climate resilience

Data gaps in US territories threaten climate resilience

Federal agencies often neglect to collect data in U.S. territories as comprehensively as they do for states, jeopardizing climate adaptation and mitigation efforts, a new GAO report reveals.

Anita Hofschneider reports for Grist.

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How the flood-prone site of Battleship North Carolina is adapting to a rising sea

The site of the Battleship North Carolina faces peril from a rising sea. Now those who run it want to surrender some of its land back to nature.
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Watch: NC officials launch Climate Action Corps to fight against climate change

North Carolina is launching a Climate Action Corps to work on projects to make the state more resilient to extreme weather.
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Lessons from California on how to adapt to sea level rise

Rising water is forcing California and its coastal communities to completely rethink their viability, resilience, and even their resistance to change.

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Colorado Climate Corps a seed for Biden's American Climate Corps

The Colorado Climate Corps — sparked with $1.7 million from the state — deployed 633 AmeriCorps workers across Colorado to help communities mitigate the threat of wildfires, improve trails and upgrade homes with energy-efficient improvements.

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This Hawaiian county has a radical plan to deal with sea level rise

Kaua’i County passed an ordinance requiring new structures to be elevated to a certain level, based on future projections about how much sea-level will rise.

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