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NSF awards $19.9M to improve climate-risk decision-making along coastlines

The flooding caused by Hurricane Ida across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions provides a glimpse at the disasters threatening coastal communities as the climate warms. These disasters often disproportionately affect communities of color and other historically underserved neighborhoods. A $19.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Coastlines and People Program (CoPe) will help to bring researchers and stakeholders together to equitably support coastal communities to better manage coastal climate risks.

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