Greens, military align to protect 1M acres of salt marsh
A long stretch of salt marsh that hugs the East Coast from North Carolina to Florida is being targeted for conservation under a unique agreement reached by state and federal officials, including several Pentagon leaders concerned about climate change.
Fisheries disasters jump with warming. But feds fail to act
The good news about U.S. fisheries is that they are being better managed and better protected. That's led to a decrease in the number of fisheries disasters caused by oil spills and overfishing.
Lawmaker: Flood bill would help 'fancy pants' beach houses
A Republican lawmaker yesterday ridiculed a proposal to tightly restrict increases on flood insurance premiums, signaling the first opposition to a plan floated by top Democrats.
Flood bill would help 'fancy pants' beach houses — lawmaker
A Republican member of Congress yesterday ridiculed a proposal to tightly restrict increases on flood insurance premiums, signaling the first opposition to a plan floated by top Democrats.
Homebuyers lacking risk disclosures overpay in flood zones
U.S. homebuyers are paying tens of thousands of dollars too much for homes in flood zones because they don't know about the flood risk, according to a new study that shows vital information about climate change is failing to reach consumers.