7,000 years ago, people trying to protect against massive sea-level rise after a period of global cooling were forced to abandon everything they held dear. Now, modern people are facing similar challenges stemming from human causes.
Glaciers melting in Greenland would cause sea levels in Los Angeles to rise more than those in Alaska, according to new research from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab.
The American economy’s presumed self-healing power is a reassuring trope.
In South Florida, sea-level rise and climate change are already having an effect on roads and drinking water.
The Totten Ice Shelf is melting and it could have significant global impact.