[Photo] Family surveys storm damage
August 15, 2017

Using lessons from past hurricanes, a Massachusetts town safeguards its water supply and prepares its residents for a future that includes more intense weather.

[Photo] Smoke from North Fork fire, 2012.
August 15, 2017

Where the threat of wildfires is rising, HEPA filters and air scrubbers installed for protection against pandemics can also provide climate resilience by protecting hospitals from smoke. 

February 20, 2018

When a flood is forecast for the Red River of the North, community leaders, emergency responders, and residents around Fargo, ND, and Moorhead, MN, can gauge their need for preparation by accessing visualizations showing the extent, depth, and timing of expected flooding.

July 17, 2017

Heat waves bring some level of discomfort to nearly everyone. When excessive heat catches vulnerable populations off guard, that discomfort can advance to illness and even death. Public health officials in Minnesota are working to protect people in both rural and urban settings.

April 18, 2017

Faced with the potential of a large expense related to water quality, Maine's Portland Water District had two investment choices: conservation or concrete.

March 7, 2017

After facing 5 years of drought in 15 years, partners in Washington’s Yakima River Basin developed a new water plan that aims to make farms, fish, and families in the region more resilient to climate variability and change.

November 14, 2016

Blocked for decades by an impassable dam, 11.2 miles of prime habitat are now open to endangered Caifornia coho salmon. Access to the upper stream elevations will make the salmon and steelhead trout that migrate into the Russian River watershed to spawn much more resilient to temperature and drought extremes.

March 1, 2016

As the threats of tsunamis and sea level rise are joined by real and potential climate impacts, the Quinault community looks to move the lower village of Taholah to higher ground.

Road damage
June 23, 2015

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.

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