As the water level rises, more than 16,000 historic sites across Florida are at risk of being drowned by waves. In Miami-Dade County, researchers are working to keep history on solid ground.
Taking stock of the damage left behind by hurricanes Irma, Harvey, and Maria shows that man-made defenses can fail often—and hugely.
Coral and mangroves offer storm-buffering services, but they’re disappearing.
Hurricane Irma caused massive sewage overflows, highlighting the twin dangers of an aging infrastructure and climate change.
Researchers wanted to forecast potential blackouts across vast spans, not just specific cities.
Here’s how residents of Miami-Dade County are fleeing the path of Hurricane Irma.
In Puerto Rico, Florida, and beyond, storms with the force of Hurricane Irma can cause total structural oblivion, smashed trees, and blackouts for weeks or months.
As sea levels rise and Miami’s wealthier residents flee inwards, neighborhoods like Little Haiti may become victims of climate gentrification.
New York City, Houston, Miami, and San Francisco have all taken steps to mitigate the risks associated with rising sea levels and global temperatures. Are their successes a blueprint for action at the state and local level?
Miami’s lawsuit against Bank of America and Wells Fargo now returns to a federal appeals court in Atlanta.
Sea level rise is making floods more common and as the New Jersey resort braces for the next Sandy, the well-heeled Florida city is throwing money at the problem.
Advocates hope this long elevated pathway is just the first step toward changing the city’s bike culture.
The state leads the nation in new diagnoses, and close to six percent are attributed to injection-drug users sharing used or infected needles.
Local leaders learned how to take action when Washington couldn’t. Now they’re betting those efforts can survive an age of science-denying federal overlords.
Classroom initiatives in New York and Miami prepare students for a changing world—and they’re good for the environment, too.
That and other insights on the fight against Zika from CDC director Tom Frieden.
One of the city’s most walkable neighborhoods is leading the way, but also wrestling with challenges.
It’s killed hundreds in Haiti and could deliver major damage from Florida to the Carolinas.
Hurricane conditions could descend upon Florida as early as Thursday evening.
They got trapped for days in a water hazard.