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Here you will find news on the Initiative, and other extreme weather and climate updates from our affiliates, who are often quoted in major news outlets as experts in the field. You will also find relevant updates from the Earth Institute’s State of the Planet blog.

The Earth Institute State of the Planet Blog covers a wide range of environmental and sustainability issues, including those on extreme weather and climate. Here we’ve linked to blog posts relevant to our work.

U.S. Drought Risk Wider Than Previously Thought
by Lakis Polycarpou, May 4, 2015

Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate Kick-Off
by Hayley Martinez, February 25, 2015

Report Forecasts Worsening Climate Hazards for New York Region
by Renee Cho, February 17, 2015

Rebuilding After Hurricane Sandy
by Renee Cho, January 21, 2015

Why are Past Surface Temperatures and CO2 Concentrations Important?
by Kelsey Dyez, Novemeber 26, 2014

Floods, Companies and Supply Chain Risk
by Lakis Polycarpou, November 17, 2014

Study: NASA Sites Vulnerable to Climate Change
by David Funkhouser, November 3, 2014

NYC, Gulf Coast Teens Talk About Life After Disaster
The Earth Institute, October 31, 2014

Eye on the Storm
by Kevin Krajick, October 14, 2014

8 Ways We Can Strengthen Development and Increase Climate Resilience
by David Funkhouser, September 25, 2014

Why This Climate Scientist is Taking to the Streets
by Adam Sobel, September 19, 2014