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

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

  • Published: Oct 4th, 2018

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

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

As Seas Rise, Americans Use Nature to Fight Worsening Erosion

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2018

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

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

  • Published: Feb 14th, 2018

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

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

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

  • Published: Dec 27th, 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate stories from the U.S. in 2017.

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

Antarctic Modeling Pushes Up Sea-Level Rise Projections

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2017

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

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

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

  • Published: Oct 25th, 2017

Here's how rising seas could grow FEMA floodplains.

Here’s How Climate Change Could Turn U.S. Real Estate Prices Upside Down

Here’s How Climate Change Could Turn U.S. Real Estate Prices Upside Down

  • Published: Sep 5th, 2017

Rising seas and more fierce storm surge could send homebuyers searching for higher ground.

Alaska Towns At Risk from Rising Seas Sound Alarm

Alaska Towns At Risk from Rising Seas Sound Alarm

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2017

Communities in danger of falling into the sea say assistance from the federal government has dried up.