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Q: How is climate change accelerating flooding?

A: Floods are the most common (and amongst the most deadly) natural disasters in the United States. They have brought destruction to every state and nearly every county, and in many areas they are getting worse.…
11/05/20

Q: Does climate change intensify floods and rainfall?

A: Human-caused climate change  intensifies the heaviest downpours. More than 70% of the planet's surface is water, and as the world warms, more water evaporates from oceans, lakes, and soils. Every 1°F rise also allows…
11/04/20