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Rain, Storm Surge Combine to Put U.S. Coasts at Risk

Compound flooding, when heavy rains and storm surge combine, is an increasing risk for U.S. coasts.

Rising Sea Levels Could Decimate Sea Turtle Nests

Turtle eggs submerged under sea water are less likely to hatch, a Great Barrier Reef study shows.

Are Countries Obligated to Fend Off Climate Change?

Here’s what a Dutch court's speedy emissions ruling could mean for the rest of the world.

GAO Report Sees Climate Risks to Army Corps Projects

The GAO says many Army Corps projects are highly vulnerable to extreme weather.

Dire Climate Warning Raises Questions, Not Answers

NASA's former climate chief sounds the sea level rise alarm, but the findings aren't wholly conclusive.

4 Takeaways from the Annual Climate Review

The annual State of the Climate report shows how 2014 broke all kinds of warming records.

Here Are 10 Striking Images of Future Sea Levels

Striking before and after images shows what iconic U.S. coastal cities will look like under 25 feet of sea level rise.

Coastal Nations, Megacities Face 20 Feet of Sea Rise

New study warns 2°C of global warming will mean a world map reshaped by massive sea level rise.

How 2°C of Warming Could Reshape the U.S.

What would 2°C of warming mean for the future and heritage of the U.S.? A map we don’t recognize.

Sea Levels Could Rise At Least 20 Feet

Even if the world manages to limit warming to 2°C, sea levels may still rise at least 20 feet above current heights.

A Tale of Two Cities: Flooding and Sea Level Rise

Our Ben Strauss spoke with PBS NewsHour's Jackie Judd about flooding, climate change and coastal communities.

Two Maps Show Greenland’s Sudden Melt Season Onset

Greenland's melt season started slow but is suddenly speeding up due to warm weather and dark ice.

Alaska’s Glaciers Seen as Major Source of Sea Level Rise

Researchers say Alaska's inland glaciers account for 95 percent of glacial mass loss due to climate-driven melting.

Dutch Court Issues Landmark Ruling to Curb Emissions

A district court ordered the Dutch government to cut greenhouse gas emissions faster than currently planned.

Study Suggests Key Role for Warming in Extreme Weather

Researchers advocate a new approach to searching for the fingerprints of warming in extreme weather.

Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise: Advancing Waters

As the climate warms, rising sea levels will mean more damage from hurricane storm surge.

El Niño Can Raise Sea Levels Along U.S. Coast

El Niño can raise sea levels along the U.S. West Coast, on top of warming-caused sea level rise.

10 Years After Katrina, Slow Hurricane Season Expected

El Niño will likely keep hurricane activity tamped down this season, which marks 10 years since Katrina.

Bad News Keeps Flowing From Antarctica

The massive shelves of ice that ring Antarctica have been shrinking, leaving glaciers on the move.

The ABCs of Antarctic Ice Shelf Melting

Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf, the size of Scotland, is thinning from above and below.

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Savannah Sea Level Rise Projection Sea level rise projected for this century presents significant threats to Savannah.

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