When disaster strikes, prisoners’ rights are often forgotten about. A new paper recommends changes that can help protect them.
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A student shares her first-hand experience of the devastating storm, and discusses how New York City is building resilience—and how it could do better.
Columbia University researchers to help translate hurricane science into projections for planning for climate and weather risks.
Researchers survey the damage to Puerto Rico’s forests in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Ecologist Maria Uriarte investigates the effects of Hurricane Maria on the forests of Puerto Rico, and how long-term climate change may affect them.
A new study looks at the mental biases that prevent people from taking adequate safety measures when a hurricane is on the way.
Researchers create first model for hurricane hazard assessment that is both open source and capable of accounting for climate change.
Chia-Ying Lee, a scientist at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, studies the structure and intensity evolution of tropical cyclones and how these are influenced by climate change.
New line of information could help predict the storms’ future strength under climate change.
They’re rare but can be dangerous, as demonstrated by Medicane Numa’s destruction in Greece last week.