The Surfside Condo Collapse And Its Environmental Warning Signals

By Tina Gerhardt, Eco Watch. -

The hunt is on to find out why the Champlain Towers South in the Miami suburb of Surfside collapsed. On Friday, reports surfaced that in 2018 Frank P. Morabito, an engineer, assessed the 40-year [...]

Are We Really Past The Point Of No Return On Climate?

By Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch. -

A controversial new climate study has found that, even if greenhouse gas emissions were halted tomorrow, it might not be enough to stop temperatures from continuing to rise. The study, [...]

Iceland Holds Funeral For Glacier Destroyed By Climate Change

By Ruby Anderson, -

To put things into perspective, if the Antarctic ice sheet melted, it would raise global sea levels by around 200 feet. We’ve already seen a noticeable loss of mass on the west end of the [...]

The Great Flood

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig. -

How many times will we rebuild Florida’s cities, Houston, coastal New Jersey, New Orleans and other population centers ravaged by storms lethally intensified by global warming? At what point, [...]

U.S. Costal Communities Face More Than $400 Billion In Seawall Costs By 2040

By Staff, -

20 June 2019– Coastal communities in the contiguous U.S. face more than $400 billion in costs over the next 20 years, much of it sooner, to defend coastal communities from inevitable sea-level [...]

Addressing Sea Level Rise Through Citizen Science

By Casey O'Brien, -

Coastal communities across the United States are experiencing tangible impacts of climate change as sea level rise worsens. “Sunny day flooding”and  “king tides” range from annoyance to serious [...]

Antarctica Ice Loss Tripled in 5 Years, And That’s Raising Sea Level Risks

By Bob Berwyn, -

The most complete assessment to date of Antarctica's ice sheets confirms that the meltdown accelerated sharply in the past five years, and there is no sign of a slowdown. That means sea level is [...]

Sea Level Rise Is Creeping Into Coastal Cities.

By Nicholas Kusnetz, -

To get a sense of how much it will cost the nation to save itself from rising seas over the next 50 years, consider Norfolk, Virginia. In November, the Army Corps released a proposal for [...]

Louisiana Faces Faster Sea-Level Rise Than Any Land On Earth

By Lorraine Chow, -

By Lorraine Chow for Eco Watch - These dire predictions were pulled from a new rewrite of the state's Coastal Master Plan for 2017 released Tuesday by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and [...]

Video: Trump Dumps NASA, ‘Reforms’ EPA

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

By Eleanor Goldfield for ActOut! Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, Trump thinks climate change is a Chinese hoax. So in light of recent reports from NASA climate scientists, which [...]

Study Reveals Stunning Acceleration Of Sea Level Rise

By John Upton, -

By John Upton for Climate Central - The oceans have heaved up and down as world temperatures have waxed and waned, but as new research tracking the past 2,800 years shows, never during that time [...]

Too Late To Save Over 400 Cities From Rising Seas

By Reynard Loki, -

By Reynard Loki for Alternet - An alarming new study has found that, no matter what we do to fight climate change, it is already too late for more than 400 U.S. cities — including Miami and New [...]

W. Post Should Tell Readers Of Conflicts Of Interest

By Staff, -

hy would you ignore all the negative consequences of rapidly changing the Earth’s climate, and insist that instead of doing anything about it, we ought to meet a vague list of other problems with [...]