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Map of Tampa, Fla. if sea levels rose by 5 feet.
Dozens of cities in Florida would be flooded with a 3- to 7-foot rise in sea level—substantially lower than Hurricane Sandy's 9-foot storm surge in NYC.
For much of the Northeast, Hurricane Sandy was a harsh wake-up call to the extreme weather...
Nov 5, 2012 | Read More
Map of a flooding scenario under a 3-meter sea level rise in New York City (fl
Is the destruction from superstorm Sandy a preview of what's to come as sea levels continue to rise from climate change?
Five years ago, a report called "Nation Under Siege" illustrated the vulnerability of 31 U.S....
Nov 1, 2012 | Read More
San Francisco's Oceanside wastewater treatment plant
Alliance is helping U.S. water utilities integrate climate models into long-term planning to better adapt their operations to global warming
Ten of the nation's largest water utilities have teamed up to connect climate scientists and water...
Aug 19, 2011 | Read More
Experts say the marshes on Georgia's coast can't grow quickly enough to keep up with the current rate of sea level rise
DARIEN, Georgia—Some 60 miles south of Savannah, Dorset Hurley strides into chest-high cordgrass on...
Jul 31, 2011 | Read More
A UN peacekeeper helps hurricane victims in 2008
A special meeting of the Security Council this week will consider adding a 'green helmets' force to intervene in climate change-related conflicts
A special meeting of the United Nations Security Council is due to consider whether to expand its...
Jul 20, 2011 | Read More
Greenland Ice Cap
New international research shows that sea levels could rise by 5 feet by 2100 from warming — a prediction that is above most past scientific estimates
OSLO, Norway—Quickening climate change in the Arctic including a thaw of Greenland's ice could...
May 3, 2011 | Read More
Hub of $15 billion tourism industry, air routes to Latin America and Fortune 500 companies, looking to protect itself
by Heidi Cullen, Climate Central Five years ago last Saturday, Hurricane Katrina tore into...
Aug 30, 2010 | Read More