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Curbside recycling is a surprisingly good climate investment

Many towns and cities in the U.S. have halted or scaled back their curbside recycling programs in an effort to reduce costs. But this is a misguided approach when it comes to fighting climate change, according to a new study.

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Which towns are worth saving?

The extreme weather and rising seas caused by the climate crisis are driving home an increasingly urgent lesson in the United States: An enormous infusion of money and effort will be needed to get ready.

Hurricane Florence’s surge is expected to hit homes that already cost the government millions
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Hurricane Florence’s surge is expected to hit homes that already cost the government millions

The storm is pummeling coastal towns that are battling rising sea levels and have been repeatedly bailed out by federal flood insurance.
Flood thy neighbor: Who stays dry and who decides?
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Flood thy neighbor: Who stays dry and who decides?

One Missouri town's levee saga captures what's wrong with America's approach to controlling rivers.
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