Midwest more prone to flooding from climate change, report says

Desmoines Register: A protected area near Hamburg in southwest Iowa was threatened by the floodwaters of the Missouri River in mid-June. This view is the levee as it heads to the north. The Natural Resources Defense Council's report on climate change and health threats is available at www.nrdc.org/climatemaps The Midwest, including Iowa, is facing higher risks of flood and more heat in an era of climate change, a new analysis by the nonprofit Natural Resources Defense Council shows. That adds to health threats that......

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