Sea Level

New Interactive Map Highlights Effects of Sea Level Rise

By Kristy Dahl<p>Last week, the Union of Concerned Scientists released a report showing sea level rise could bring disruptive levels of flooding to …

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Sea level rise is accelerating in Florida, scientists warn | Miami Herald

Clay Henderson has lived on the same block along the Indian River in New Smyrna Beach for 34 years. Living in a storm-prone state like Florida, you …

Climate Change

Protecting our children from climate change might take more than just cutting emissions

Negative emissions to make a positive change.<p>Rarely is a negative seen as a positive. But a new study in the journal <i>Earth System Dynamics</i> argues that negative emissions might be our only hope.<p>Led by James Hansen—the so-called father of climate change awareness—along with researchers from around the …

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Estonia Is Going to Grow Several Inches in a Single Day

When the country switches from Russian to European standards.<p>Parts of Estonia will soon be between six and nine-and-a-half inches taller after the …

Culture

What Can Be Done About Maryland And Virginia's Eroding Coasts?

A new study explains the effects of rising sea levels in coastal regions, including Maryland's Eastern Shore, and parts of Virginia. What are cities …

Maryland

Alberta's Encana Among 20 Multinationals Sued Over Climate Change

A Canadian energy company is named in three massive lawsuits that attempt to link damages suffered from climate change to industry's attempts to slow …

Climate

Ancient Italian fossils reveal risk of parasitic infections due to climate change

In 2014, a team of researchers led by a paleobiologist from the University of Missouri found that clams from the Holocene Epoch (that began 11,700 …

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Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

• <i>Published:</i> July 19th, 2017<p>Several flood-prone municipalities in California filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel companies this week …

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Rising to the Challenge: Mayors Talk Climate & Sea Level in Miami

In spite of the current administration’s denial of climate change, mayors around the U.S. are taking action. The elected officials met in Miami to …

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Underwater forest preserved since Ice Age

An ancient underwater forest found south of Alabama's Gulf Shores in the Gulf of Mexico could provide a time capsule to a pre-human era on …

Ice Age

Climate change will force today's kids to pay for costly carbon removal technologies, study says

The longer humans continue to pour carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the closer we draw to leaving the next generation with an unmanageable climate problem, scientists say. A new study, just out Tuesday in the journal Earth System Dynamics, suggests that merely reducing greenhouse gas emissions …

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Q&A: How Saigon and the Mekong Delta Can Confront Climate Change

<i>By Michael Tatarski</i><p>Southern Vietnam is one of the most at-risk regions in the world in terms of the potential impacts of climate change. Both the Mekong Delta and Saigon face growing challenges from sea level rise, flooding, and other water-related issues. Saigoneer spoke with Joep Janssen, a Dutch …

Ho Chi Minh City

How Do Scientists Measure Sea Level?

When a mass of ice the size of Delaware broke off in Antarctica the second week of July 2017, scientists weren't overly concerned that the 1 trillion …

Climate Change

What the world would look like if all the ice melted

If the world keeps burning fossil fuels and releasing carbon emissions indefinitely, climate change will eventually melt all the ice at the poles and …

Climate Change

California Counties Sue Big Oil for Sea Level Rise Damages

Three California municipalities filed lawsuits Monday against 37 of the world's biggest fossil fuel companies, including Chevron, Exxon and Royal …

Climate

Meet The Teen Trying To Stop Miami From Going Underwater - MTV

By age 13, Miami Native Delaney Reynolds had published her third in a series of children’s book about Floridian ecology. But what started as a …

Climate Change

NASA shared a photo of that Delaware-sized iceberg from space. It's huge.

'Will the glaciers behind the ice shelf accelerate and have a direct contribution to sea level rise?'<br>Are we on a sinking ship, watching dreadfully as …

Climate Change

Severe Storms By Evening - A Hot Mess Into Saturday, Then Relief

Low 80s felt pretty good yesterday, about 10F cooler than Monday as a weak frontal boundary pushed just south of Minnesota, allowing slightly cooler, …

Climate Change

UH to develop alert system for West Maui flooding

WAILUKU >> An alert system is being developed to give West Maui residents a six-day heads up when large wave and flooding events are possible.<p>The …

Maui

Revealed: Why Antarctic ice shelves the size of countries are disintegrating

The break-up of vast ice shelves in the Antarctic – such as the recent massive iceberg – is being fuelled by a wave that moves at about half the …

Climate Change

It's time to fire the polar bear

<b>(CNN) —</b> When the public first saw the striking image of a polar bear roaming the Arctic ice, guiding her cub across a seemingly pristine white North, it drew attention to the Arctic that had been lacking since the end of the Cold War. It was the brainchild of the World Wildlife Fund, in partnership …

Climate Change

Orleans estate listed for $11.95 million set on bluff 40 feet above sea level

There is absolutely nothing separating this estate from its water views. Perched on 4.4 acres on the very tip of a peninsula, this property has 900 …

Real Estate

Keep climate change amendment to the NDAA

Two weeks ago, the House Armed Services Committee passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in order to bolster our …

Climate Change

This Week in Geographic History: Temperature Change in Antarctica

07/16/2017 · by alukacs119 · in Classroom Ideas, Main, Weekly Warm-Up. ·<p>We’re slowing down for the summer! Instead of our usual roundup of “This Day in Geographic History” (TDIGH) events, here’s a closer look at one historic event that connects to something in the news today. We’ve also matched it …

Global Warming

The Netherlands, always vulnerable to floods, has a new approach to water management

Much of the Netherlands is below sea level and major floods have occurred every generation or so for hundreds of years. In a warming world with increased rainfall and sea level rise, the threat from floods is increasing worldwide, and the Dutch are leading the way in water management …

Climate Change

Climate Change Could Make The Earth "Practically Ungovernable"

It's time to get serious.<p>Former NASA climate chief James Hansen believes climate change's most dangerous effect will be a continuous rise in sea …

Climate Change

Study Suggests NYC Will Face Sandy-Level Flooding Twice Per Month Due To Rising Sea Levels

<i>Flooding as a result of Sandy, in 2012. (Sam Horine)</i><p>Rising sea levels due to carbon emissions could cause New York City and Long Island's coats to …

Climate Change

Rising sea levels threaten Louisiana homeowners with billions in losses, real estate economists say

Louisiana homeowners have billions of dollars on the line — $13.2 billion to be exact — if climate change continues to push sea levels up, according …

Climate Change

Sea level rise is overtaking Trump’s favorite vacation spot

President Trump likes to vacation at Mar-a-Lago, an estate and beach resort in South Florida that he purchased in 1985. Since being elected, he has frequently stayed in the private quarters of the property's 126-room mansion, dubbed his "winter White House."<p>But Mar-a-Lago is under threat from …

Climate Change

Scientists: 'Catastrophic iceberg collapse' could cause sea level rise

One of the largest icebergs ever recorded broke free in Antarctica, and scientists are saying another collapse might have catastrophic consequences. Veuer's Elizabeth Keatinge has the full story. Buzz60

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