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Want to Build a Delaware Beach House? Expect Regular Floodwaters in 30 Years

Between 2010 and 2017 more than 700 homes in Delaware — worth roughly $500 million — were built on land that’s projected to be inundated…

New Homes in the 2050 Coastal Flood Zone

Sea level rise will threaten hundreds of thousands of homes in the coming decades — and many communities have built a striking number of new…

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.

Warming at 100 Military Sites Across the U.S.

100 important military bases across the U.S. are warming from climate change, contributing to the increase in extreme weather that stresses ou…

Rising Tides: How Near-Daily Flooding of America’s Shorelines Could Become the Norm

Minor floods, and the damage and disruption they cause, have grown far more common in the last few decades.

Climate Change Increasing Frequency of Coastal Flooding

Flooding at high tide is increasing along coastal communities in the U.S., and it’s going to get much more common with climate change.…

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

Rising costs from flooding and erosion are prompting Americans, military bases and government agencies to opt for more natural alternatives.…

Ben Strauss on Antarctic Ice Melt with PBS NewsHour

"South Florida is at risk particularly because their bedrock is porous. There are really high stakes here."

Antarctic Ocean Discovery Warns of Faster Global Warming

Scientists used state-of-the-art sensors to collect more data on the Southern Ocean than ever before, learning the ocean is absorbing less hea…

Rising Seas Could Swell Arizona’s Population

Arizona's low living costs and friendly culture make it an appealing state in which to settle, which could drive up its population as sea-leve…

Global Conveyer Belt: Ocean Current Slowing

The global ocean conveyor belt is slowing down, impacting climate, sea levels and marine life.

The Surfing Scientists of Narragansett, Rhode Island

Surf's up, but so is the sea level! Meet a couple of surfer scientists who offer a unique and personal perspective on how a warming world is a…

Weather Extremes: Hurricanes

The strongest hurricanes are getting more intense, more frequent, and lasting longer.

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

These images show long-term sea level rise stakes for the Caribbean.

Sublette on Philadelphia Sea Level Rise

Sea level rise from climate change poses threats to Philadelphia, including most of its airport.

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate storie…

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

Antarctic ice sheet models double the sea-level rise expected this century if global emissions of heat-trapping pollution remain high.

Coastal Cities at Risk

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, a Climate Central sea level rise analysis outlines the U.S. populations most at risk from coastal flooding n…

These U.S. Cities Are Most Vulnerable to Major Coastal Flooding and Sea Level Rise

Here's how rising seas could grow FEMA floodplains.

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.