Climate Series Introduction

We introduce a Weekend Edition series on climate change and adaptations that people are already making along the East Coast.

How Climate Change Is Affecting Residents’ Health In Miami

We visit Miami to talk with Dr. Cheryl Holder of Florida Clinicians For Climate Action, and Jorge, a fruit vendor who is feeling the effects of increasingly hot days firsthand.

Adapting To Climate Change In Miami

We travel to Miami to see how people there are already adapting in a city that’s been called “ground zero” for climate change and sea level rise.

What Recent Destructive Cyclones Tell Us About Climate

A cyclone hit Southern Africa and a “bomb cyclone” hit Nebraska causing massive flooding. NPR’s Michel Martin talks to climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe about the climate implications of these events

Midwest U.S., Southeastern Africa Attempt To Recover From Cyclone Flooding

Massive cyclones in Nebraska and Mozambique caused loss of life and property.

Army Corps Of Engineers On Midwest Flooding

NPR’s Scott Simon asks John Remus of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about flooding in the Midwest and managing the Missouri River’s flow.

Ohio Regulators Say Fish From Cuyahoga River Are Safe To Eat

The Cuyahoga River flows through Cleveland. In the 1960s, the old industrial city was so polluted that the river repeatedly caught fire. Decades of environmental regulation has made a difference.

Rebuilding Paradise, One New Home At A Time

While many doubt the wisdom of rebuilding in a fire zone, the first building permits have been issued as the town of Paradise, Calif. begins to recover from the devastating Camp Fire of last November.

‘Poppy Apocalypse’: A California City Swarmed By Selfie Stick-Toting Tourists

More than 100,000 people descended on Lake Elsinore, Calif., over the weekend for a chance to frolic among the flowers. City officials strained to keep up.

Nebraska’s Flood-Damaged Highways Are An Immediate Concern

Nebraska officials face millions of dollars in repairs after floods inundated parts of the state. Repairs to bridges and highways could take months or years to finish.

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