Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: sea level rise

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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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."