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Should flood-prone homes be rebuilt?

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Victims of the recent, massive storms in Texas and Florida face tough decisions about whether to rebuild. The Natural Resources Defense Council reports there are more than 30,000 properties in the U.S. that experience repeated flooding. Texas and Florida rank among the most affected states. FEMA says the National Flood …

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Are hurricanes feeling effects of climate change?

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Chanh Kieu is Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science at Indiana University Hurricane Harvey, with its historic amount of rainfall over Texas, followed by a string of Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Katia in the North Atlantic basin in 2017, has triggered longstanding questions about any linkage between hurricanes and climate.  Can we really …

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