Cascades, Coastal Mountain Ranges Most Vulnerable To Shift From Snow To Extreme Rain Due To Warming World, Civil Engineers Should Prepare

As the world warms, extreme weather events grow – and they also change. Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found that climate change is shifting snowfall to rainfall on mountains across the Northern Hemisphere. Those surges of liquid water bring a distinct set of dangers, including floods, landslides, and soil erosion.

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