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Hawaii Lawmakers Look To Protect Coastline From Climate Change
By Caleb Jones, AP
The push comes as Waikiki Beach faces frequent flooding thanks to climate change's rising sea levels.
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This Sci-Fi Plan To Beat Rising Seas Could Change The Way We Live – If It Works
The U.N has endorsed the plan but some climate experts are skeptical.
How Climate Change Is Causing Homelessness In Hawaii
Rising sea levels and residual effects from nuclear testing are ushering in a wave of homeless migrants into Honolulu.
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Scientists Discover Giant Hole Beneath Rapidly Melting Antarctic Glacier
Scientists warn a Thwaites Glacier collapse could cause a dangerous rise in sea levels and threaten coastal cities around the world.
Ocean Temps Rising Faster Than Scientists Thought: Report
Scientists say the rate of ocean warming has led to more rain, increased sea levels, coral reef destruction and declining ocean oxygen levels.
As Climate Change Hits Miami, Only The Rich Will Be Able To Protect Themselves
With sea levels rising in Miami, "climate gentrification" is driving up prices in high-ground areas, pushing people out of working-class neighborhoods.
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'Living With Water': Facing Climate Change, Cities Trade Sea Walls For Parks
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For a century, people have built sea walls to protect against flooding. That’s changing.
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Despite Warnings, States In Florence’s Path Continued Coastal Development
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Hurricane Florence is bearing down on states with highly developed coastlines.
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6 Years Ago, North Carolina Chose To Ignore Rising Sea Levels. This Week It Braces For Disaster.
Confronted with Hurricane Florence, North Carolina prepares for a state of emergency.
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Rising Seas Are Putting The Internet At Risk, Study Finds
Alexander C. Kaufman
Climate change could literally break the internet.
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‘Climate Gentrification’ Will Deepen Urban Inequality
By Richard Florida, CityLab
A new study investigates the intersection of climate change and real estate, and finds that higher elevations bring higher values.
Pauline Askin / Reuters
Antarctic Ice Sheet Is Melting Way Faster Than Expected, Scientists Warn
The planet’s largest ice sheet is losing more than 240 billion tons of ice every year -- a threefold increase from what it was less than a decade ago.
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Republican Congressman Explains Sea-Level Rise: It's Rocks Falling Into The Sea
By Ben Jacobs, The Guardian
Mo Brooks rejects notion that global warming is causing sea levels to increase, and says: "What about the White Cliffs of Dover?"
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The Climate Is Changing For Climate Skeptics
As climate litigation heats up, a judge's climate science tutorial puts the fossil fuel industry in an awkward position with the science deniers it once funded.
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The Water Is Coming, Cities Are Sinking. When Are We Going To Stop The Fossil Fuel Party?
Sea levels could rise 8 feet by 2100.
Mary Calvert / Reuters
Hundreds Of Coastal Communities Could Face Monthly Floods In The Coming Decades
"If we fail to limit warming, we’re committing a great many people to a future of flooding and inundation."
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Trump Should Build A Wall, But Not On The Mexican Border
Senior Writer, Union of Concerned Scientists
Coastal states, counties and cities, including several with Trump properties, are already grappling with the threat of rising ocean levels.
These Travel Posters Depict A Dystopian Future If The U.S. Ignores Climate Change
A marketing agency has re-released the series for free to support the upcoming March for Science.
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World’s Largest Polluters Set To Meet By Rising Sea. Will Climate Come Up?
One’s a believer and a doer; the other doesn’t buy it. No matter, the threat will be right outside.
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Greenland's Vast Ice Sheet Is Way Less Stable Than We Thought, And That's Bad News For The World
Two new studies reveal just how dynamic — and potentially vulnerable to climate change — it actually is.
What Will Happen To The Ocean Under Trump?
Author and Executive Director Blue Frontier (www.bluefront.org)
Like a rogue wave the election victory of Donald Trump for President left about half the nation stunned and the other half giddy with foam. Among the worried parties, environmentalists are girding for a long series of battles.
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