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Rising Seas Could Swell Arizona’s Population

Rising Seas Could Swell Arizona’s Population

  • Published: Jun 7th, 2018

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-level rise and fierce storms drive coastal residents inland.

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.

How Smoke From California’s Fires is Harming the Most Vulnerable

How Smoke From California’s Fires is Harming the Most Vulnerable

  • Published: Dec 8th, 2017

As climate change stokes polluting fires, southern California's most vulnerable are being hit the hardest.

Western Wildfires Undermining Progress on Air Pollution

Western Wildfires Undermining Progress on Air Pollution

  • Published: Nov 7th, 2017

Smoke pollution is leading to serious public health impacts as large wildfires across the American West become more frequent and destructive.

Breathing Fire: Health Is a Casualty of California’s Climate-Fueled Blazes

Breathing Fire: Health Is a Casualty of California’s Climate-Fueled Blazes

  • Published: Nov 7th, 2017

As climate change fuels large wildfires, the pollution they're releasing is making Americans sick and undermining decades of progress in cleaning the air.

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.