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U.S. Scientist Files Whistleblower Complaint Over Order to Stop Climate Work

A climate scientist for the Trump administration’s health protection agency who was ordered by his agency to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on …

Report: Southeast States Unprepared for Future Risks from Climate Change

Many states across the country, particularly in the Southeast, are unprepared to face the risks posed from extreme heat, drought, wildfires, inland flooding, coastal flooding and other extreme weather events, according to a new report card from the States at …

States Graded ‘A’ to ‘F’ for Extreme Weather Preparedness

Many states across the country are unprepared to face the risks posed extreme heat, drought, wildfires, inland flooding, coastal flooding and other extreme weather events, according to a new report card. Only a small number of states – Alaska, California, …

Researchers Find Link Between Atlantic Hurricanes and Amazon Wildfires

Researchers have uncovered a “remarkably strong link” between high wildfire risk in the Amazon basin and the hurricanes that ravage North Atlantic shorelines. The wildfire-hurricane association is a result of ocean-atmosphere interactions, according to the researchers who say this north-south …

Aon Benfield’s Impact Forecasting Releases Updated European Windstorm Model

Impact Forecasting, the catastrophe model development center of excellence at Aon Benfield, has launched its new European windstorm model. The model, which has been in development for the last three years, “offers an alternative view on this peak zone peril …