Blog posts tagged in climate change, flooding, flood zones, eminent de
By David Leonhardt The New York Times, 2-17-
Much of the Pacific Northwest is blanketed in snow. Texas continues to endure frigid weather and electricity outages. Another winter storm is spreading across much of the country. Today, snow or freezing rain may fall on Washington, New...
By Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co.
WASHINGTON » Hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters across the United States caused $95 billion in damage last year, according to new data, almost double the amount in 2019 and the third-highest losses since 2010.
The new figures, ...
By Michelle Li The Associated Press/Report for America
CHARLESTON, S.C. » Vickie Hicks, who weaves intricate sweetgrass baskets in Charleston, South Carolina’s historic city market, remembers climbing onto the table at her grandmother’s booth downtown when the floodwaters rushed by.
Shared from the 3/12/2020 The Denver Post eEdition
EMINENT DOMAIN By Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co.
WASHINGTON» The federal government is giving local officials nationwide a painful choice: Agree to use eminent domain to force people out of flood-prone homes, or forfeit a shot at fe...