New IPCC report released – The weather is always changing. But now the climate is changing too! This just-released report explains how altered climates are changing the weather all over the world.
Community Adaptation to Flooding in a Changing Climate: Municipal Officials’ Actions, Decision-Making, and Barriers [2-page Community and Regional Development Institute (CARDI) Research and Policy Brief, December 2013] – Climate change is expected to increase the intensity and frequency of flooding in New York State, with the number of annual 2-inch (or more) precipitation events predicted to increase by 50% in the next century. This brief examines how communities are addressing changes in flood patterns, barriers to flood adaptation, and more.