Scientists have concluded that rising sea levels caused by global warming threaten new homes in the greater Philadelphia area, including in New Jersey and Delaware.
The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has a strong correlation with rising temperatures.
Sea level rise will threaten hundreds of thousands of homes in the coming decades — and many communities have built a striking number of new homes in the future flood zone.
Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.
Missouri farms as carbon storehouse? A new study finds big potential in the Show Me State.
As additional carbon pollution continues to trap more and more heat in the atmosphere, the higher temperatures that result can come with a hefty price tag.
"South Florida is at risk particularly because their bedrock is porous. There are really high stakes here."
The global ocean conveyor belt is slowing down, impacting climate, sea levels and marine life.