Climate Change & Global Warming

Road damage

After an extremely heavy rain in September 2013 destroyed 500 miles of roads, Colorado is redesigning some riverside roadways to be more resilient to future floods.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

  • We can’t immediately link Hurricane Sandy itself to climate change, says climate scientist Cynthia Rosenzweig, but the flooding damage we can. Partly due to global warming, sea level has climbed about a foot in the NYC area over the past century, giving storm surges a “step up” along the coast.