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'A Terrible Price': The Deadly Racial Disparities of COVID-19 in America

April 29, 2020 — An article posted today in the New York Times highlights the racial disparities in the impacts of COVID-19, as revealed in health data that states have begun to release over...

Back off the beach and the rising sea? No way, California cities say

April 29, 2020 — An article posted today in CalMatters highlights an issue that cities along California's coast must address as sea levels continue to rise: how can vulnerable structures be re-located to safer...

Cities are Flouting Flood Rules. The Cost: $1 Billion.

April 10, 2020 — A new article in the New York Times highlights the nearly quarter-million flood insurance policies that are in violation of a simple rule: if you want publicly-subsidized flood...

The Coronavirus Is a Preview of Our Climate-Change Future

April 8, 2020 — A recent article in New York Magazine highlights some of the future pandemics that climate change could potentially cause-- ones that, similarly to COVID-19, we are not well-...

New Research Links Air Pollution to Higher Coronavirus Death Rates

April 7, 2020 — A recent article in the New York Times highlights a new study showing that high levels of air pollution are associated with higher rates of death due to COVID-19. The study...


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