After Sandy: Why Rebuilding The Coast Is Doomed to Failure


Originally Published by Yale Environment – One year after Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of the U.S. East Coast, the government is spending billions to replenish beaches that will only be swallowed again by rising seas and future storms. It’s time to develop coastal policies that take into account new climate realities.

Scars left by wildfires worsen flooding in Colorado

Amanda LewanEarth Observation

Originally Published by NBC News – Boulder, Colo., is getting absolutely drenched — since Wednesday night, an incredible 5 to 10 inches (13 to 25 centimeters) of rain have fallen in the city and its surrounding areas, and the deluge continues..