Coastal Care

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Category: Sea Level Rise

Climate change is coming for the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.

Climate change is coming for the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.

The Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., overlooks the Tidal Basin, a man-made body of water surrounded by cherry trees. But at high tide, people are forced off parts of the path. Twice a day, the Tidal Basin floods and water spills onto the walkway.

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Coastal erosion: The homes lost to the sea; Video

Coastal erosion: The homes lost to the sea; Video

As sea level rise, a senior figure in the Environment Agency says he wants the country to start “difficult conversations” about which areas should be protected and which should not.

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As climate risks worsen, U.S. flood buyouts fail to meet the need

As climate risks worsen, U.S. flood buyouts fail to meet the need

The U.S. approach to buying out properties vulnerable to flooding is rife with uncertainty and delays. Now, as climate change drives more extreme coastal storms and precipitation events, the system must undergo a drastic overhaul or risk stranding millions in flood-prone homes.

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Rising seas already overwhelm the Bay Area. Time is running out for California to act

Rising seas already overwhelm the Bay Area. Time is running out for California to act

In Foster City, where the ‘king tide’ over the weekend reached 9 feet, the answer is a taller levee, costing $90 million. The plan comes as legislators warn that California is running out of time to prepare for sea level rise.

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A huge iceberg just broke off West Antarctica’s most endangered glacier

A huge iceberg just broke off West Antarctica’s most endangered glacier

On the ice-covered edge of a remote West Antarctic bay, the continent’s most imperiled glaciers threaten to redraw Earth’s coastlines. Pine Island Glacier and its neighbor Thwaites Glacier are the gateway to a massive cache of frozen water, one that would raise global sea levels by four feet if it were all to spill into the sea. And that gateway is shattering before our eyes.

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New research supports previous studies on global sea level rise

New research supports previous studies on global sea level rise

A new study has demonstrated that the global sea level rise has accelerated over the past four decades. In other words, as a result of global warming, the oceans are rising faster every year.

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Sea level rise accelerating along US coastline, scientists warn

Sea level rise accelerating along US coastline, scientists warn

The pace of sea level rise accelerated at nearly all measurement stations along the US coastline in 2019, with scientists warning some of the bleakest scenarios for inundation and flooding are steadily becoming more like.

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Scientists alarmed to discover warm water at “vital point” beneath Antarctica’s “doomsday glacier”

Scientists alarmed to discover warm water at “vital point” beneath Antarctica’s “doomsday glacier”

Scientists have found for the first time, warm water beneath Antarctica’s “doomsday glacier,” a nickname used because it is one of Antarctica’s fastest melting glaciers.

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