Thursday, February 22, 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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Chicago sues Big Oil for climate deception and damages

Chicago is targeting industry giants such as ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP, Shell, ConocoPhillips, Phillips 66, and the American Petroleum Institute for their alleged long-term misinformation campaign.

US and its politicians defend Israel’s occupation and civilian casualties in Gaza at International...

As the international community awaits the ICJ's verdict, the U.S. position underscores the complex diplomatic landscape surrounding the Israeli occupation and the search for a sustainable peace solution.

Is America great enough to learn great lessons from great Trump debacles?

Either we learn from failures (threats, disruptions, chaos, illegality) or we invite being buried by them.

Biden is forgiving another $1.2 billion in student loan debt starting today

As loan servicers process their forgiveness, they will see their debts discharged from their accounts.  

Alabama court shocks nation: Frozen embryos declared children, threatening IVF

The case originated from an incident at a fertility clinic where frozen embryos were destroyed due to unauthorized access and mishandling.