climate change

New field of climate science looks at how a warming earth contributes to local flooding By Susan Phillips, StateImpact Pennsylvania August 7, 2020 Tropical Storm Isaias flooded large and small streams in eastern Pennsylvania. It also forced the Schuylkill River to crest at record-breaking levels in Philadelphia. Climate scientists are already seeing evidence of rainfall […]

More than 200 current and potential Superfund sites in Pennsylvania and New Jersey are at risk of flooding in the next 20 years due to sea level rise, according to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists.


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