Major cyclone landfalls in this region are rare, but they could become more common and more dangerous under climate change.
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By building resilience into our infrastructure and communities, we can reduce the damages from natural disasters and recover from shocks more easily.
A new study analyzing storm intensity and impacts in the New York metro area aims to inform how communities can better prepare for winter storms and enhance resiliency as the effects of climate change exacerbate hazards.
Using one of the most advanced atmospheric computer models available, scientists compared our expected future with a scenario in which ozone-depleting substances had never been regulated.
The jury is still out on how tropical storms will change as climate warms, but rising sea levels will almost certainly place more coastal property at risk of flooding, says a team of scientists writing in the journal Nature.