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How sea level rise is affecting your commute to and around Atlantic City

How sea level rise is affecting your commute to and around Atlantic City

  • Published: Dec 30th, 2021

While the roads in and around Atlantic City have been affected by tidal flooding throughout the city’s history, the frequency of flooding is on the rise because of the 1.5 feet of local sea level rise that has occurred since 1911.

‘A moral imperative’: Monastic sisters in rural Midwest make faith-based case for climate action

‘A moral imperative’: Monastic sisters in rural Midwest make faith-based case for climate action

  • Published: Dec 17th, 2021

The Benedictine sisters at Mount St. Scholastica are among the Catholic communities in the rural Midwest preaching and living by the principles of sustainability in the face of the climate crisis.

As flooding amplifies along the East Coast, Buddhist and Jewish faith leaders join the climate fight

As flooding amplifies along the East Coast, Buddhist and Jewish faith leaders join the climate fight

  • Published: Dec 16th, 2021

Bhikku Bodhi, a Buddhist monk, who has spent decades engaging the Buddhist community on climate change, is one of many religious leaders along the East Coast making the moral case for climate action.

‘Preach now or mourn in the future’: How Key West faith leaders are confronting climate change

‘Preach now or mourn in the future’: How Key West faith leaders are confronting climate change

  • Published: Dec 15th, 2021

An island city’s billion-dollar route to climate resilience will need residential buy-in to succeed. Local places of worship could be pivotal.

Rising seas swamp Black, Spanish and Indigenous history in Northeast Florida

Rising seas swamp Black, Spanish and Indigenous history in Northeast Florida

  • Published: Dec 9th, 2021

Within 30 years, analysis shows more than a dozen locations through St. John's County will be at risk of chronic flooding unless steps are taken to protect them.

Vanishing forests tell a tale of rising water

Vanishing forests tell a tale of rising water

  • Published: Nov 16th, 2021

Global sea rise caused by heat-trapping pollution and a gradual sinking of the land around the Chesapeake have combined to create some of the world’s fastest local rates of sea rise.

‘We dread summers’: dangerous ‘fire weather’ days are on the rise in northern California

‘We dread summers’: dangerous ‘fire weather’ days are on the rise in northern California

  • Published: Nov 9th, 2021

The Dixie fire grew most explosively on nine of 10 such days, finds analysis of weather station and fire data.

Fewer fumes: What the switch to electric vehicles means for Jacksonville

Fewer fumes: What the switch to electric vehicles means for Jacksonville

  • Published: Nov 2nd, 2021

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and during the ensuing economic slowdown, Jacksonville virtually shut down.