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Climate Change Meets Federal Flood Insurance

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Flooding in Savannah (by WM House; ArcheanArt)

Two decades ago, I bought a home in the suburbs of Houston, Texas, and was told I didn’t need flood insurance since my home was several feet above the 100-year flood line. I took out a policy anyway since paying several hundred dollars a year to protect…




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Exploring relationships between people and our planet — Stories and articles promoting science, art, environmental awareness, and human insights.

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