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Co-published with Grist. Natural disasters hit farmers with a $22 billion bill last year. Only half of that was covered by insurance.

Co-published with Grist. More homeowners than ever need flood insurance. Fewer than ever can afford it.

Co-published with GristNatural disasters now cost the U.S. insurance industry $100 billion a year. What happens when no one wants to pick up the tab?

Co-published with Dissent Magazine. In The Great Escape, Saket Soni recounts how he organized a group of Indian migrant workers to free themselves from a human trafficking scam and hold their captors accountable.

Co-published with Mother JonesAfter historic flooding, the California migrant farming community is trying to recover—even if help from FEMA is scarce.

Co-published with The Real News Network and 9 Millones. Community groups throughout Puerto Rico have rescued vacant lands and transformed them into spaces for social and community development.

Co-published with Grist. Landslides are one of Kentucky's costliest natural disasters. Climate change is increasing their danger.

Co-published with Grist. As more intense hurricanes strike the island, there is nowhere for the waste to go. Composting could be the solution.

Co-published with The American Prospect. A proposed wood pellet plant in North Carolina would increase air pollutants in a majority-minority community already hammered by climate change.

Co-published with Sierra MagazineA photographer explores the devastation left behind by the Oregon and California wildfires.

Co-published with Harper's MagazineWhen is it time to abandon a place to climate change?

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