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Despite Warnings, States In Florence’s Path Continued Coastal Development
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Hurricane Florence is bearing down on states with highly developed coastlines.
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6 Years Ago, North Carolina Chose To Ignore Rising Sea Levels. This Week It Braces For Disaster.
Confronted with Hurricane Florence, North Carolina prepares for a state of emergency.
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Rising Seas Are Putting The Internet At Risk, Study Finds
Alexander C. Kaufman
Climate change could literally break the internet.
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‘Climate Gentrification’ Will Deepen Urban Inequality
By Richard Florida, CityLab
A new study investigates the intersection of climate change and real estate, and finds that higher elevations bring higher values.
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Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Melting Way Faster Than Expected, Scientists Warn
The planet’s largest ice sheet is losing more than 240 billion tons of ice every year -- a threefold increase from what it was less than a decade ago.
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Republican Congressman Explains Sea-Level Rise: It's Rocks Falling Into The Sea
By Ben Jacobs, The Guardian
Mo Brooks rejects notion that global warming is causing sea levels to increase, and says: "What about the White Cliffs of Dover?"
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The Climate Is Changing For Climate Skeptics
As climate litigation heats up, a judge's climate science tutorial puts the fossil fuel industry in an awkward position with the science deniers it once funded.
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The Water Is Coming, Cities Are Sinking. When Are We Going To Stop The Fossil Fuel Party?
Sea levels could rise 8 feet by 2100.
Mary Calvert / Reuters
Hundreds Of Coastal Communities Could Face Monthly Floods In The Coming Decades
"If we fail to limit warming, we’re committing a great many people to a future of flooding and inundation."
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Trump Should Build A Wall, But Not On The Mexican Border
Senior Writer, Union of Concerned Scientists
Coastal states, counties and cities, including several with Trump properties, are already grappling with the threat of rising ocean levels.
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These Travel Posters Depict A Dystopian Future If The U.S. Ignores Climate Change
A marketing agency has re-released the series for free to support the upcoming March for Science.
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World’s Largest Polluters Set To Meet By Rising Sea. Will Climate Come Up?
One’s a believer and a doer; the other doesn’t buy it. No matter, the threat will be right outside.
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Greenland's Vast Ice Sheet Is Way Less Stable Than We Thought, And That's Bad News For The World
Two new studies reveal just how dynamic — and potentially vulnerable to climate change — it actually is.
What Will Happen To The Ocean Under Trump?
Author and Executive Director Blue Frontier (www.bluefront.org)
Like a rogue wave the election victory of Donald Trump for President left about half the nation stunned and the other half giddy with foam. Among the worried parties, environmentalists are girding for a long series of battles.
FLOATING AIRPORTS FOR AMERICA'S COASTS?
Author game-changing people and ideas, Intellectual Capital (T...
Land is expensive. The Marines appear to have no interest in sharing space at Miramar airfield for a new civilian airfield
U.S. Climate Envoy Jonathan Pershing: Five Feet Of Sea Level Rise By 2050 Possible
Director, Climate Justice Program, Center for Sustainable Economy
The mood in Marrakech was somber when top climate envoy for President Barack Obama Jonathan Pershing dropped a bombshell on observers gathered there: The rapid warming in polar regions the world is now witnessing may result in five feet--or 1.5 meters-- of sea level rise by 2050.
A Changing Climate Equals A Changing Ocean And Coast
Dr. Chad Nelsen
CEO of the Surfrider Foundation
Climate change is one of the largest issues facing humanity today.
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Obama Administration Outlines Path For Climate Change Resiliency
In the last decade, extreme weather and wildfires cost the federal government $357 billion.
'Green News Report' - September 8, 2016
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen
Co-hosts of the radio’s nationally syndicated ‘Green News Report’
IN 'GREEN NEWS EXTRA' (see links below): Climate change makes major Gulf Coast deluges more likely: study; Battered Coal
Climate Denial and Sea Level Rise
Professor in the Practice of Public Affairs, Columbia Universi...
Climate adaptation may well be the path to climate mitigation. You don't need to understand or agree with climate science or computer models to invest in infrastructure to reduce damage from extreme weather events.
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