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Laura Gersony’s Recent Articles
In Afghanistan, Political Upheaval Aggravates Drought-Fueled Famine
Well before Afghanistan’s political upheaval this summer, drought was pushing the country to the brink of a food crisis.
Climate Change Grips Trout Streams Across the Nation
The air is rich with the scent of wild river as David McCool sets his boat in the Au Sable River in northern Michigan.
The Town that Flood-Proofed Itself
For 30 years, Dean Anderson’s home was his pride and joy.
Amid Extreme Heat and Drought, Line 3 Pipeline Construction Puts Water At Risk
Carrie Huff Chesnik, an Oneida tribal elder, clutched a Mason jar to her chest on the last leg of a 250-mile protest walk from northern Minnesota to the State Capitol.
New IPCC Report Finds Climate Change Is Intensifying the Water Cycle
The climate crisis will jeopardize key sources of fresh water and make extreme weather events more severe. But experts say there’s still time to prevent the worst outcomes.
In Chicago, Flooding Overwhelmingly Strikes Communities of Color
Chicago’s leaders have poured billions into ambitious programs to keep water away from roads and buildings. But urban flooding continues—overwhelmingly in communities of color—forcing experts to turn to new solutions.
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