sea level rise

Storm surge

Storm surges during Hurricane Sandy. (Master Sgt. Mark Olsen/Flickr)

Rutgers University—New Brunswick
As coastal and inland communities alike grapple with the implications of costlier floods and a lack of flood-proof infrastructure, governments have increasingly turned to purchasing and vacating flood-prone properties.
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Northwestern University
As the pace of sea level rise accelerates around Puerto Rico, families are raising their furniture on milk crates and building second floors on their homes to adapt to the changes.
The George Washington University
Tom Wagner’s vast usage as a media source, and some of his practiced/repeated key-points highlight an important job researchers have that is easy to overlook. 
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
If you were out watching summer blockbusters, enjoying outdoor concerts or lounging in the sun while on holiday, and haven’t kept up with the news the past few months, we’re here to fill you in!
Video by Sumner Byrne and Eric Osman
Video by Sumner Byrne and Eric Osman
The George Washington University
Hawaii is a great vacation spot - for now.
George Washington University
I’m from a small town called Eastchester, New York, just north of New York City. For me, climate change could mean no more farmers' markets with my Grandmother after Sunday mass.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
The latest National Climate Assessment is out - check out the highlights and some Planet Forward ideas that show you the real life impacts.
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Seas are projected to rise up to six feet this century, and Florida is right in the path of destruction. One student takes a personal look at what's being done right now.
Florida's Disappearing Coastline
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Six feet of sea level rise isn't good for anyone, but it's especially bad for the beach.
Deutsche Welle
Calcutta, Shanghai, London - Low-lying cities will get into trouble if sea levels continue to rise. Ice masses at the poles melting due to global warming are a major reason. But not all ice on the planet is the same. Global Ideas Climate Expert... Read More

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