In the United States, some 2,000 high hazard dams are in need of repairs. A project from the Columbia Water Center is helping to identify the most hazardous ones.
As the world continues to urbanize, poorer people and people of color, in particular, are having to move further and further from city centers. Hutson’s research looks at how these people are surviving.
A group of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory ocean scientists, led by Sonya Dyhrman, are part of a research expedition off Hawaii that’s investigating how the Mount Kilauea eruption is influencing ocean health.
Rainfall predictions out to three weeks suggest the nation may get some relief from downpours that are hindering response and rebuilding.
Rainfall changes caused by global warming will increase river flooding risks across the globe by the 2040s, says a new study. The increases will be greatest in the United States, central Europe, Indonesia, and parts of India and Africa.