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ISeeChange in Miami: 2020 Community Recap

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From hurricanes to heat, 2020 was a year of broken climate records. In Miami, it was the hottest and third-wettest year on record.  While South Florida escaped the worst storms, 2020 was a record-breaking hurricane season in the Atlantic with 30 named storms — 12 of which hit U.S. shores.[…]

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Help track flooding and climate change on North Carolina’s coast

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ISeeChange is teaming up with the North Carolina Coastal Federation and Green Stream to build a network of flood watchers in Wilmington, North Carolina. Between sunny-day flooding, hurricanes, and beach erosion, coastal North Carolinians have first-hand knowledge of the flooding challenges the region is facing. ISeeChange, Green Stream Technologies and[…]

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What’s a two-year storm in New Orleans?

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Flooding in New Orleans complicates commutes, causes damage to cars and homes, and makes residents question whether it’s safe for their kids to walk through stagnant puddles to get to their bus stop. The city is working on new drainage infrastructure projects aimed at alleviating residents’ concerns, coping with climate[…]

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ISeeChange and NOLA Ready partner to track rainfall and flooding in New Orleans, distributing free rain gauges to neighborhood volunteers

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For six years, ISeeChange has rallied citizen scientists, curious neighbors, and communities on the frontlines of our changing climate to track the impacts and tell us their stories. As climate models predict more intense rainfall, ISeeChange is ramping up our understanding of storms and flooding. Together with NOLA Ready, the[…]

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