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Cape Canaveral launch sites threatened by rising seas

Cape Canaveral launch sites threatened by rising seas

  • Published: Oct 30th, 2019

Climate Central examined flood risks facing NASA's space launch sites at the John F. Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Report: Flooded Future: Global vulnerability to sea level rise worse than previously understood

Report: Flooded Future: Global vulnerability to sea level rise worse than previously understood

  • Published: Oct 29th, 2019

New elevation data show that by midcentury frequent coastal flooding will rise higher than areas currently home to hundreds of millions of people.

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2019

Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.

FAITH AND FLOODING: How Sea Level Rise Threatens America’s Houses of Worship

FAITH AND FLOODING: How Sea Level Rise Threatens America’s Houses of Worship

  • Published: May 1st, 2019

Unchecked warming emissions are projected to leave hundreds of houses of worship in areas vulnerable to chronic flooding by midcentury.

‘Protectors of the Coast’ — What the Northward March of Mangroves Means for Fishing, Flooding and Carbon

‘Protectors of the Coast’ — What the Northward March of Mangroves Means for Fishing, Flooding and Carbon

  • Published: Mar 22nd, 2019

Ranges of mangroves have naturally waxed and waned over the years, influenced by the weather, but with climate change has come a crucial reduction in crop- and tree-killing freeze events.

2018 Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

2018 Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

  • Published: Nov 13th, 2018

Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

  • Published: Aug 10th, 2017

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

Despite Summer Snow, Greenland Is Still Melting

Despite Summer Snow, Greenland Is Still Melting

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2017

Snowy conditions have stymied summer melt on Greenland this year, but the vast ice sheet is still losing ice.