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How Distant Winds May Be Causing Antarctic Meltdown

How Distant Winds May Be Causing Antarctic Meltdown

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2017

Changes in winds blowing in East Antarctica may be driving ice melt thousands of miles away.

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

Rising Seas Spark Tobacco-Style Lawsuits in California

  • Published: Jul 19th, 2017

California municipalities have filed first-of-their-kind lawsuits against fossil fuel giants over sea level rise.

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift

The Larsen C Iceberg Finally Broke Away. Now There’s a Trillion-Ton Iceberg Adrift

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Antarctica just calved one of the biggest icebergs ever recorded.

Sunnier Skies Driving Greenland Surface Melt

Sunnier Skies Driving Greenland Surface Melt

  • Published: Jun 28th, 2017

An uptick in clear, sunny summer skies is driving a jump in surface melt across the Greenland ice sheet.

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

Protecting Ocean Waters Will Aid Climate Adaptation

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Protecting open ocean from industrial uses is key to addressing climate change, a new study says.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Fix Neighborhood Floods

Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Fix Neighborhood Floods

  • Published: May 25th, 2017

As high tides caused flooding this week, federal legislation was introduced to protect neighborhoods.

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest

Sharp Rise in Flooding Ahead for World’s Poorest

  • Published: May 18th, 2017

Some of the world’s most vulnerable live in the tropics, where sea rise will cause a sharp rises in floods.