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Millions of Americans think they’re safe from flood waters. They aren’t.

Millions of Americans think they’re safe from flood waters. They aren’t.

A row of cottages once stood where these two remaining buildings were located. Their removal is in the pattern of…

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We need to adapt fast to erosion and rising sea levels to manage coastal risks

We need to adapt fast to erosion and rising sea levels to manage coastal risks

The impact of rising sea levels and coastal erosion will see shorelines retreat steadily and provide major challenges for planning authorities, according to a new research.

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Why so hot so early in the summer?

Why so hot so early in the summer?

Alarmingly, though, the summer solstice this year saw one rather unexpected region hit an all-time high: Verkhoyansk, Russia—north of the Arctic Circle—recorded a temperature of 100.4°F, the hottest it’s been there since 1885.

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Historic Michigan tribal burial ground threatened by coastal erosion

Historic Michigan tribal burial ground threatened by coastal erosion

In June of 1662, hundreds of Native Americans from the Iroquois nation were killed on the shore of Lake Superior by local Chippewa defending their land. Now, 357 years later, the burial site of local natives killed in that battle is being threatened by an eroding shoreline fueled by the rising water levels of Lake Superior.

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Sea level rise will see 40pc of Australia’s beaches lost, predicts new study

Sea level rise will see 40pc of Australia’s beaches lost, predicts new study

Beaches are a part of Australian life, and new research says that we’re going to lose about 40 per cent of Australia’s beaches over the next 80 years.

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Global Climate Report – May 2020: Earth ties record high heat May reading

Global Climate Report – May 2020: Earth ties record high heat May reading

The global land and ocean surface temperature for May 2020 tied with 2016 as the highest in the 141-year record at 0.95°C (1.71°F) above the 20th century average of 14.8°C (58.6°F). The 10 warmest Mays have all occurred since 1998

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Fixed for Failure: How flood insurance keeps dangerous homes standing in SC

Fixed for Failure: How flood insurance keeps dangerous homes standing in SC

Flooding caused by rising tides, hurricane-force winds and rain deluges, has left a glut of damaged properties in South Carolina’s real estate market, specifically in cities along the coast.

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Israeli scientists work to save the country’s coastline from rising tides

Israeli scientists work to save the country’s coastline from rising tides

As the sea level rises and human interference continues, the Israeli coast will experience more intense flooding, disappearing beaches, and intensifying coastal erosion.

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Mississippi river delta marshes have hit a tipping point, study finds

Mississippi river delta marshes have hit a tipping point, study finds

New research finds that marshes in the Mississippi River Delta have hit a tipping point and will likely drown this century due to sea level rise.

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