Thursday, July 18, 2024

Tag: sea level rise

Rising tides, sinking hopes: Climate crisis wreaks havoc on U.S. northeast...

From historical landmarks to modern infrastructure: The devastating impact of record-breaking high tides in the U.S. northeast, fueled by climate change.

New flood maps show US damage rising 26% in next 30...

Climate change is raising flood risks in neighborhoods across the U.S. much faster than many people realize. Over the next three decades,...

Nearly half of U.S. coastal marshes are vulnerable to sea level...

“I hope it helps with identifying not just the most vulnerable wetlands today but the most vulnerable wetlands tomorrow.”

NOAA reports record highs in greenhouse gas emissions and global sea...

“It is clear that without swift action, we can, unfortunately, expect to set new records like these every year.”

Nearly half a billion people at risk from sea level rise...

“There’s a lot of scientists looking at long-term scenarios. But it’s happening now in parts of the world.”

Oil drilling in the ‘land of water’: ExxonMobil hunts for more...

ExxonMobil says a 9 billion barrel oilfield off the low-lying South American nation’s coast could soon outpace Permian production.

New study shows the Arctic has entered an ‘unprecedented state’ that...

The study is a massive conglomeration of nearly 50 years of research.

Persistent ice melt in Greenland even in winter, new study confirms

The persistent year-round runoff even in the coldest months is the "the greatest contributor to sea level rise."

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UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Why protests work, even when not everybody likes them

Protest movements take a gamble when they unsettle the status quo. But it is a risk worth taking.

Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.