sea level rise

climate change

Why a Growing Glacier Isn't Good News for the Climate

Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier is gaining ice due to cyclical changes in ocean temperature, but that doesn’t mean things are getting better.
Sarah Emerson
climate change

The 'Window of Opportunity' to Act on Climate Change Is 'Almost Closed,' UN Warns

Greenhouse gas levels have hit a record high and there's no sign of reversal, according to a new UN report.
Jordan Pearson
climate change

A Hurricane Just Caused This Remote Hawaiian Island to Vanish

The northerly East Island in Hawaii’s French Frigate Shoals is now submerged beneath the sea.
Sarah Emerson
climate change

Sea Level Rise Will Flood Key Internet Infrastructure Within 15 Years

NYC, Miami, and Seattle are among the metropolitan regions most vulnerable to internet infrastructure damage due to climate change.
Becky Ferreira
Rising Tides

Climate Change Is Creating an Entirely New Kind of Refugee

Island communities will soon be forced to flee their watery homes. But will they be offered the legal rights of refugees?
Darby Hopper
Larsen C Ice Shelf

A Trillion-Ton Iceberg Just Broke Off Antarctica

Now what?
Kaleigh Rogers
Kate Lunau
Radio Motherboard

Sci-Fi Author Kim Stanley Robinson Talks About 'New York 2140'

The new novel imagines life in a partially drowned NYC after massive sea level rise from climate change.
Carl Franzen
climate change

Sea Level Rise Will Completely Reshape Canada by 2100

Vancouver, Halifax, and Tuktoyaktuk are on the front lines.
Kate Lunau
Impact Guide To The Summer

Climate Change Will Slowly Submerge These 5 Coastal Vacation Spots

Before places like Maldives, the Bahamas, or Miami Beach are all underwater there's something you can do to keep lounging on their beaches.
Meg Charlton
sea level rise

A Texas-Sized Area of Antarctica Turned to Slush Last Year

Antarctica is melting from above.
Lisa Cumming
sea level rise

Coastal Flooding in Cities Like Vancouver, LA, and Seattle Could Double by 2050

Some cities are preparing for the worst. Others aren’t doing enough.
Bryson Masse

New Simulations Predict the United States' Coming Climate Change Mass Migration

Rising sea levels are more than a coastal problem.
Michael Byrne