• Deep South, deep risk: Region faces climate adaptation challenges

    Reporting on Climate Adaptation
    Deep South, deep risk: Region faces climate adaptation challenges
    August 23, 2016

    President Barack Obama is to visit flood-ravaged Louisiana today in the wake of inundating high water that killed 13 people and left more than 100,000 seeking federal assistance.
  • Dry spell: Covering worsening droughts

    Reporting on Climate Adaptation
    Dry spell: Covering worsening droughts
    August 11, 2016

    A months-long drought has hit the northeastern United States, and while it’s not as dire as the West Coast’s five-year dry spell, it has stressed farms, prompted water restrictions and threatened more wildfires.
  • Harmed by heat: Covering the health risks of extreme weather

    Reporting on Climate Adaptation
    Harmed by heat: Covering the health risks of extreme weather
    July 25, 2016

    Public health officials late last week warned of the risks of extreme heat temperatures, posting heat advisories in 23 states, as dangerous temperatures and humidity moved across the central United States, spreading eastward this past weekend.
  • Hot zone: Covering the rise in heat waves

    Reporting on Climate Adaptation
    Hot zone: Covering the rise in heat waves
    July 12, 2016

    It was the hottest June on record for the lower 48 U.S. states — 3.3 degrees above normal and a hair above a 1933 Dust Bowl-era record, reported National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration last week.
  • Flooding in Texas: Is your state next? How to cover inland flood risk

    Reporting on Climate Adaptation
    Flooding in Texas: Is your state next? How to cover inland flood risk
    June 6, 2016

    Dig deeper on the flood risk and response story using the more than three-dozen flood-related resources in the Reporter’s Guide to Climate Adaptation database.