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From Texas to Puerto Rico, catastrophic weather events are becoming a routine part of American life. Last year’s hurricane season was the most destructive on record, flinging storm after storm at the Caribbean and the Southern United States.

As this week’s episode explains, Americans aren’t insulated from the effects of climate change; in some cases, they’re on the front lines.

We’re keeping a close eye on the issue of climate change and the people it’s displacing. And we want to hear from you. Has severe weather forced a change in your life? Tell us your story using the form below. We’ll feature your responses in our weekly newsletter and on our social media channels.

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Byard Duncan was a reporter and producer for  engagement and collaborations for Reveal. He managed Reveal’s Reporting Networks, which provide more than 1,000 local journalists across the U.S. with resources and training to continue Reveal investigations in their communities. He also helped lead audience engagement initiatives around Reveal’s stories and assists local reporters in elevating their work to a national platform. In addition to Reveal, Duncan’s work has appeared in GQ, Esquire, The California Sunday Magazine and Columbia Journalism Review, among other outlets. He was part of Reveal’s Behind the Smiles project team, which was named a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2019. He is the recipient of two Edward R. Murrow Awards, a National Headliner Award, an Al Neuharth Innovation in Investigative Journalism Award, and two first-place awards for feature storytelling from the Society of Professional Journalists and Best of the West. Duncan is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.