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Tag Results - COASTAL FLOODING

Billion-Dollar Disasters of 2018

Billion-Dollar Disasters of 2018

Dec 5, 2018

As the climate changes, we are seeing more extreme weather events with billion-dollar price tags and 2018 is no exception.

Ocean at the Door

Ocean at the Door

Nov 13, 2018

Sea level rise will threaten hundreds of thousands of homes in the coming decades — and many communities have built a striking number of new homes in the future flood zone.

Rising Tides

Rising Tides

Oct 4, 2018

Tidal flooding on the U.S. coast is getting more common, and the number of days with flooding will substantially increase in the coming decades. As the highest astronomical tides of the year approach, the coming weeks will bring a glimpse into a more regularly flooded future for much of the U.S.

Tropical Cyclone Records & Rainfall Extremes

Tropical Cyclone Records & Rainfall Extremes

Sep 12, 2018

As the climate warms, parts of the world have recently seen new records for tropical cyclone intensity.

2017 Review: Billion-Dollar Disasters

2017 Review: Billion-Dollar Disasters

Dec 20, 2017

2017 was the year of the billion-dollar disaster. There have been 15 billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S. in 2017, and the year may finish as the costliest on record.

Coastal Cities at Risk

Coastal Cities at Risk

Oct 25, 2017

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, a Climate Central sea level rise analysis outlines the U.S. populations most at risk from coastal flooding now and by mid-century.

Hurricanes & Climate Change

Hurricanes & Climate Change

Sep 6, 2017

Climate change can lead to heavier rain from hurricanes and increased risk of coastal flooding due to storm surge.

Extreme Sea Level Rise

Extreme Sea Level Rise

Apr 26, 2017

NOAA published a series of new sea level rise scenarios in January. We analyze and visualize the unlikely but increasingly plausible extreme scenario and share scenes from up and down the U.S. coastline.

Coastal Flooding & King Tides

Coastal Flooding & King Tides

Oct 17, 2016

Sea level rise from human-caused climate change is increasing the frequency of coastal flooding. The rapid increase in the last 10 years is allowing annual king tides to reach farther inland.

Unnatural Coastal Floods

Unnatural Coastal Floods

Feb 23, 2016

A new Climate Central-led analysis looks at the human-caused influence on the number of coastal flood days across the U.S.

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

States at Risk: America’s Preparedness Report Card

Nov 18, 2015

Using a traditional letter grade, the report identifies each state's level of preparedness for its climate change risks based on scientific analysis of current and future changes in threats and a review of each state’s policies and actions as compared to other states.

Climate Week 2015

Climate Week 2015

Sep 21, 2015

Climate Week 2015 aims to bring together an international group of leaders to discuss and promote a global movement in energy, technology, and business towards a more sustainable world. Events will be held throughout the week in NYC and online.

10-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

10-Year Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Aug 24, 2015

Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Katrina became one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history.

State of the Climate 2014

State of the Climate 2014

Jul 16, 2015

NOAA released the annual State of the Climate report, published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Storm Surge & Sea Level Rise

Storm Surge & Sea Level Rise

Jun 1, 2015

As the climate warms, rising sea levels will mean more damage from hurricane storm surge.

Climate Week 2014

Climate Week 2014

Sep 22, 2014

For this week’s Climate Matters, we're stepping back from our usual analysis of weather and climate trends for an overall, big-picture look at how we really know that climate change is happening.

2014 National Climate Assessment

2014 National Climate Assessment

May 6, 2014

Here is a complete package of content and information to help you communicate its findings.

Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later

Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later

Oct 28, 2013

Superstorm Sandy — part hurricane, part fearsome nor’easter — battered the Eastern U.S. in October 2012.

Sea Level Rise & Population Impact

Sea Level Rise & Population Impact

Jun 26, 2017

Since 1900, sea level has gone up an average of eight inches around the world due to global warming.