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How Much Did Sea Level Rise In The Past?

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green

LONDON (Reuters) - The collapse of an ice sheet in Antarctica up to 14,650 years ago might have caused sea levels to rise between 14 and 18 meters (46...

From Miami To Mumbai, It's Time To Prepare

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.29.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is leading to such severe storms, droughts and heat waves that nations should prepare for an unprecedented onslaugh...

The Climate Post: Record Temperatures May Bring More Than Just Early Spring Flowers

Jan Mazurek | Posted 05.26.2012 | Green
Jan Mazurek

Washington, D.C.'s famed cherry blossoms -- now celebrating their centennial -- decided to spring one on visitors, peaking well before the arrival of most Cherry Blossom Festival-goers.

Top Water-related Impacts of Climate Change

Steve Fleischli | Posted 02.15.2012 | Green
Steve Fleischli

2011-12-16-Screenshot20111216at3.01.10PM.jpg Here are just a few of the ways climate change is expected to impact water -- and everything on earth that depends on it.

Washington Post Misses Link Between Sea-Level Rise and Climate Change

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

The Post story included the what, who, where and how of basic journalism. What was missing was the why. Why is sea level rising and eroding the beach in Chincoteague?

Louisiana Forced to Start Adapting to Climate Change

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.11.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Climate change may be controversial but state and local agencies and utility-giant Entergy Corp. are beginning to adapt to new weather trends. Adaptation could be key to the coast's future.

Rise Above Sea Level Rise: Raft Houses

Susanna Murley | Posted 01.02.2012 | Green
Susanna Murley

Coastal communities are running out of real estate. Sea level rise threatens coastal communities with increased floods, erosion and displacement. To p...

'Green News Report' - October 27, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.27.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's no t...

'Green News Report' - October 25, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The most ...

'Green News Report' - October 20, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: EPA, 'gre...

'Green News Report' - October 18, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.18.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republica...

Take the I AM Challenge to Fight Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

Matt Petersen | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green
Matt Petersen

We will be fighting climate change, but it's more than that -- we will be creating better neighborhoods, schools, and cities, and moving toward a brighter future sustained by a green economy.

Don't Miss This Reality TV

Sarah Chasis | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

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Introductions: Irene, Meet Katrina; Katrina, Meet Irene

Matt Petersen | Posted 10.29.2011 | Green
Matt Petersen

Our hearts are with those who have lost loved ones and are left with damaged homes, businesses and communities in the days that Hurricane Irene moved up the East Coast.

This Week in Climate Science: Yellowstone Wildfires, Sea Levels and Shorebirds, and Fracking Accounting

David Kroodsma | Posted 10.11.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

A new paper estimates that "fracking" produces relatively few greenhouse gas emissions, and that the emissions due to extracting the gas are small in comparison to the emissions from burning it.

This Week in Climate Science: A Triassic Warning, Carbon-Absorbing Forests, and Amazon Dams

David Kroodsma | Posted 09.27.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

Coral Reefs are in deep trouble due to warming and acidifying oceans, but they may not be in as much danger as previously thought.

Rising Seas Bring Salty Risks

Susanna Murley | Posted 09.27.2011 | Green
Susanna Murley

Saltwater intrusion is a big problem in marshlands. When freshwater doesn't flush out the seawater, it changes the chemistry of the environment and endangers the critters that live there.

Lynne Peeples

Climate Change Brings Water Woes To U.S. Cities, NRDC Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 09.26.2011 | Green

You might say that the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) had good timing with their Tuesday release of a new report on water-related impacts of...

More Climate B.S. at Forbes: Hiding the Energy Imbalance of the Planet

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 09.16.2011 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Patrick Michaels' essay is like trying to prove why the sun goes around the Earth. Or why gravity doesn't work. Or how the U.S. faked the moon landing. It doesn't matter what his arguments are: his initial premise is wrong.

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...

Weekly Mulch: Conservatives and Liberals Remain In Denial About Climate Change

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger The negative impacts of climate change are coming on more quickly than anyone expected. According to a new...

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...

Amidst a Giant Snowstorm, Last Year Was Declared Hottest Year Ever

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

Not everyone can have the media savvy of Snooki, but the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's timing for their most recent announcement couldn't have been much worse.

The 2010 Climate B.S.* of the Year Award

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

To counter the campaign of climate disinformation, we are issuing the first in what may become a series of awards for the most egregious Climate B.S.* of the Year. "B.S." means "Bad Science," doesn't it?

Trove of Scientific Papers Paints Most Accurate Portrait of Earth's Future Yet

Christopher Mims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Mims

The U.K.'s Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research has rounded up a trove of cutting-edge scientific research that paints what may be the most accurate portrait of Earth's future to date.