Sophie Yeo

Underestimated Flood Risk Could Crash the American Housing Market

On the coastlines of America, many home buyers are ignoring the new realities of storms and floods—and, in too many cases, the government isn't helping.

Can Community Archives Survive Climate Change?

Rare books, records, and other printed materials in thousands of U.S. archives face elevated risks from natural disasters or changing temperatures.

Why One Chicago Neighborhood Has to Keep Fighting Off Polluters

In 2012, Little Village’s Hispanic residents helped shut down a coal plant. Now, a redevelopment company plans to build a distribution center—and a lot of truck traffic—into the neighborhood.

A New Tool to Fight Disaster Insurance Fraud: Satellites

Hi-res images taken from orbit can more accurately track damage from extreme weather events.