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Rising Seas

November King Tide Pours Over U.S. Eastern Seaboard, Providing a Glimpse of What's on the Horizon

Alan Farago | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics
Alan Farago

Today what Bush and Rubio and the rest of the presidential field can't see is that GOP hard drive is damaged. The main part of the drive -- that industry can self-regulate better than government -- no longer reads data, files or anything at all.

Louisiana Is Drowning. Quickly.

ProPublica | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green

From Bob Marshall, The Lens, Brian Jacobs and Al Shaw, ProPublica: In just 80 years, some 2,000 square miles of its coastal landscape have turn...

Coastal Flooding Could Cost $60 Billion Annually, Even With Adaptation Measures

Posted 08.19.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Brian Kahn: A little bit of sea level rise could go a long way to increasing flood risk for the globe’s coastal cities. Ne...

Sea Level Rising Faster Than Previously Thought

Posted 11.28.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: Sea level is rising as the planet warms up, but how much it will rise, and how fast is still something ...

Drowning Destinations

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 08.26.2012 | Green

With sea levels expected to rise by as much as three feet by the year 2100, in large part due to climate change, low-lying countries and coastal citie...

Sea Levels Rising At Fastest Rate In 2,100 Years

AP | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 08.22.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Sea level has been rising significantly over the past century of global warming, according to a study that offers the most detailed look...

Cuba: Seas To Rise Over 30 Inches By 2100

AP | ar/pdo | Posted 08.17.2011 | Green

HAVANA -- Cuban scientists calculate that median sea levels around the Caribbean nation will rise more than 30 inches by the end of the century due to...

The Water Way and the Tsunami

Brenda Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Long past midnight, I stayed awake, watching horrifying images of a tsunami wave cresting and flowing deep into farmland, cars and buildings like tiny toys bobbing about in the slow-motion flood.

New Largest Contributor To Rising Seas

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Ice sheets are now the largest contributor to rising sea levels, a new report has found. If ice sheets continue to melt at their current rates, sea le...

Rising Seas Could Threaten 180 U.S. Cities By End Of Century

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (Reuters/Deborah Zabarenko) - Rising seas spurred by climate change could threaten 180 U.S. coastal cities by 2100, a new study says, wit...