Climate impacts

Thomas Frank



Tom covers the federal response to climate change, focusing on FEMA, the Army Corps of Engineers and other disaster-response agencies. He worked previously at USA Today, BuzzFeed News, Newsday and several local newspapers. He was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2012 and has won other national journalism awards including from the Scripps Howard Foundation, the National Press Club and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. He has a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

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Private insurers join flood game

The private sector is returning to the risky world of insuring homes against flood damage, offering hope that the paltry percentage of homeowners with flood insurance will rise out of the single digits.