iOS app Android app

Sea Levels

NASA: Sea Level Rise Likely To Get Much Worse

Reuters | Benjamin Hart | Posted 08.27.2015 | 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 s...

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 ...

Climate Change Brings New Military Challenges, Report Finds

AP | By LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 12.13.2014 | Green

AREQUIPA, Peru (AP) — Rising sea levels and other effects of climate change will pose major challenges for America's military, including more and wo...

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...

Scientists Issue Dire Warning

AP | Posted 05.11.2013 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Three major sewage plants in South Florida could be reduced to shrinking islands in less than 50 years due to climate change, according...

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...

California To See 6 Inch Sea Level Rise By 2030, Report Finds

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 08.22.2012 | Green

The West Coast will see an ocean several inches higher in coming decades, with most of California expected to get sea levels a half foot higher by 203...

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...

Kivalina Appeals: Eroding Alaska Village Appeals Lawsuit's Dismissal, Blames Corporations For Climate Change

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — One of Alaska's most eroded villages wants to revive a lawsuit that claims greenhouse gasses from oil, power and coal companies ...

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...