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  • In May and June each year, speculation about the coming of the monsoon fills newspapers and conversations across India. Everyone is concerned about if, when, and how much rain will arrive. But none have more at stake than India’s over 100 million farming households.

  • NOAA Earth scientists discuss their roles and responsibilities in sharing what they know about the climate system with the public.

  • Rhode Island's coasts are already feeling the impacts of rising seas. The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council and Rhode Island Sea Grant are working with the legislature to explicitly address sea level rise and climate change in the state's building code.

  • Seasonal climate forecasts helped the International Federation of Red Cross/Red Crescent save lives and minimize damages during a severe flooding event in West Africa in 2008.

  • Friday, March 19, 2010

    Along coasts, people are waking up to the need for adaptation to climate change. This article points the way to information for getting started.

  • The impacts of climate change and sea level rise have the potential to contaminate facilities and natural resources in the Pacific Northwest. Now, coastal managers have a new tool to help them visualize future changes and decide how they might avoid these problems.

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