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Climate Change Could Be Devastating For These Cities' Homeowners

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business

While climate change is a pressing global concern, it isn’t at the top of discussions about the future of the real estate market. But a recent repor...

A Melting Antarctica Could Sink Coastlines Faster Than Predicted

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.31.2016 | Science

A new paper says seas could rise more than six feet by 2100. Many cities, including New York, Boston and Hong Kong, would be partially underwater. ...

NASA: Sea Level Rise Likely To Get Much Worse

Reuters | Benjamin Hart | Posted 01.15.2017 | Green

Sea levels worldwide rose an average of nearly 3 inches (8 cm) since 1992, the result of warming waters and melting ice, a panel of NASA scientists sa...

Ancient Cod Bones Carry Modern Warning About Mercury, Climate Change

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.02.2015 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

Ancient cod bones unearthed at an Alaska archaeological site carry a very modern warning for a world with a rapidly changing climate -- as sea levels rise, so do levels of mercury in the food chain.

Here's What Will Happen To New York City If The World's Ice Sheets Melt

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 02.23.2015 | Green

A disconcerting report released last week revealed that New York City could see a 6-foot rise in sea levels by the end of this century. It would make ...

Coastal Cities Are Drowning, Thanks To Sea Level Rise

Climate Central | John Upton | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Coastal American cities are sinking into saturated new realities, new analysis has confirmed. Se...

WATCH: What The West Coast Will Look Like After Climate Change | Posted 07.15.2013 | Green

But the West Coast we all know and love may be under as much as 25 feet of water in the years to come. National Geographic reports that Global Mean Se...

Researchers Offer New Estimate Of Glacial Ice Volume

Posted 10.23.2012 | Green

From Becky Oskin, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: The relatively small glaciers that drape the planet's mountains will play an important role in fut...

Time for a Different Way

Doug Noll | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Doug Noll

What do the stalled Middle East peace talks and just completed climate change negotiations in Cancun have in common? Essentially, both problems are di...

Bill Maher: The Environment Is The Ultimate Health Care Issue (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Bill Maher called the environment the "ultimate health care issue" Friday night during "Real Time" and argued that our future depends on our ability t...

Climate Change Displacing Thousands

LA Times | Edmund Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Africa is already home to one-third of the 42 million people worldwide uprooted by ethnic slaughter, despots and war. But experts say climate change i...