eia: EIA mapping tool shows which U.S. energy facilities are at risk from flooding

***** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2014 EIA mapping tool shows which U.S. energy facilities are at risk from flooding The public now has a new online tool to help inform them about energy facilities’ exposure to flooding caused by hurricanes, overflowing rivers, flash floods, and other wet-weather events. Developed …

16 Favorite Things Climate Change is Ruining

16 Of Your Favorite Things That Climate Change Is Totally Screwing Up By Ryan Koronowski on August 9, 2013 at 9:00 am When people talk about “climate impacts,” the images that usually come to mind are broiling heat waves, drought-parched creek beds, dangerous storm surges, the slowly-but-surely rising sea. These things can …

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring

NOAA predicts mixed bag of drought, flooding and warm weather for spring Contact Susan Buchanan, 301-713-0622 March 21, 2013 NOAA issued the three-month U.S. Spring Outlook today, stating that odds favor above-average temperatures across much of the continental United States, including drought-stricken areas of Texas, the Southwest and the Great Plains. …

Roots of deadly 2010 India flood identified; Findings could improve warnings

Roots of deadly 2010 India flood identified; Findings could improve warnings Posted: 13 Nov 2012 12:11 PM PST New research indicates that flash flooding that swept through the mountain town of Leh, India, in 2010 was set off by a string of unusual weather events similar to those that caused …