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How Climate Change Drives Disaster Cascades

By Lori Pottinger

Jan 29, 2019 ... California has had a devastating series of natural disasters recent ... UC Irvine―about how a warming climate is affecting natural hazards.

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State’s Ecosystems Face a Flood of Changes

By Lori Pottinger

Jan 11, 2016 ... PPIC: Are floods “natural disasters” for nature? Josh Viers: Disturbances like floods, droughts, and fire are regular features in California ...

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Flood Insurance: Why Don’t People Buy It?

By Carolyn Kousky

Apr 6, 2016 ... My recent research shows that a federal requirement for disaster-aid recipients to purchase flood coverage explains much of this increase. For ...

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Acting Locally to Address Sea Level Rise

By Brett Sanders

Nov 2, 2016 ... ... and ways to enhance natural protective systems, such as beaches. ... Research shows that increasing awareness and knowledge of hazards ...