15 To 20 Foot Sea Level Rise Possible Sooner Rather Than Later

CleanTechnica

The latest IPCC report says sea levels may rise by 3 to 5 feet this century. Richard Alley, Michael Mann, and Mark Jacobson believe the actual amount of ocean rise could be up to 5 times greater. Mann Richard Alley sea level rise West Antarctica ice shelf

Governments should prepare for 3m sea-level rise by 2100, says IMechE

Envirotec Magazine

Governments around the world must step up their preparations for a minimum sea level rise of 1 metre this century and be planning for up to 3 metres, according to a report released by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) in November.

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Southern Florida Among Spots At Greater Risk Due To Sea Level Rise, Finds New Machine Learning Study

CleanTechnica

The new CoastalDEM, machine-learning enabled predictions of extreme coastal water level risk exposures much higher. Legacy models showed 250 million people at risk by 2050. With CoastalDEM, a hundred million more people are at risk.

Climate Change Is Reducing The Beach Area At Ballena Marine National Park, Costa Rica

CleanTechnica

As a result, the sea level rises and the wave range breaks closer to coastal areas. Climate Change beaches coastal erosion costa rica erosion oceans Reforestation sea level rise

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Comments That Miami Is At Climate Risk, & Right-Wing Media Erupts In Howls

CleanTechnica

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This Dark Beacon warns of the dangers of sea level rise

Inhabitat - Innovation

Set atop a small hill overlooking the old harbor, the installation — titled the Dark Beacon — is placed close to an existing lighthouse that serves as a counterpoint to the pavilion; whereas the lighthouse warns of immediate dangers, the Dark Beacon warns of future dangers

This Century Is An Era Of Climate Retreat, Both Managed & Unmanaged

CleanTechnica

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Philadelphia International Airport grapples with climate change and sea-level rise

GreenBiz

The airport is next to the Delaware River, which will rise as the Atlantic does. Cities Climate Strategy Transportation & Mobility

Climate Change, Florida, Texas, & The 2020 Election — CleanTech Talk with Mike Barnard

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The Role Of Managed Retreat In Adapting To Sea Level Rise

Energy Innovation

As societies around the world continue emitting heat-trapping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, they face the consequence of sea level rise. The scope of people and properties exposed to potential damage from sea level rise is immense.

Waterworld? Floating Cities Turn Hollywood Sci-fi Into Reality As Sea Levels Rise

Forbes Green Tech

Floating cities have now become real solutions to the global climate change crisis, and entrepreneurs have been scrambling to create the technology that will allow humanity to move out into the sea.

As sea levels rise, can Singapore ratchet up the ambition of its climate targets?

Eco-Business

The low-lying island-state is safeguarding plant biodiversity, boosting food security and beefing up its drainage systems. But there’s more it can do to tackle the existential threat of climate change, experts say

New IPCC Report Reveals Accelerating Ice Melt and Sea Level Rise

Green Market Oracle

Climate impacts are accelerating and this is expediting the timelines for the melting of the cryosphere and sea level rise. The report states increasing rates of melting ice sheets in Greenland and the Antarctic are contributing to accelerating sea level rise.

Sea Level Rise: The Past As An Indicator Of The Future

Energy Innovation

New research focused on the mechanisms and rates of how snow and ice is lost to the ocean from the land, along with studies of past climates offer new insights into how much sea level may change in the coming years. Sea level rise meets storm surge and spills over the Boston Harborwalk.

This Dark Beacon warns of the dangers of sea level rise

AGreenLiving

On the Greek island of Spetses, Irish designer Kieran Donnellan and a group of participants from the 2019 international festival Meetings of Design Students (MEDS) have installed a striking charred-wood pavilion that warns of the dangers of sea level rise. Sea level rise is symbolized by two pools of water, one located on the ground floor and the other on the upper level connected via ladder.

Philadelphia International Airport grapples with climate change and sea-level rise

AGreenLiving

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See the crazy visuals coming out of Greenland’s heat wave right now

Grist

Earlier this month, an ice chunk the size of lower Manhattan broke off Greenland and melted into the sea. Greenland does melt in the summer, but this year it started early: by May , temperatures were already breaking records and sea ice was retreating faster than usual.

Be prepared: Energy, food and medicine at risk from rising seas, engineers warn

AGreenLiving

Sobering report from Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns governments and businesses are ill-prepared for sea level rises expected this century. Read the original: Be prepared: Energy, food and medicine at risk from rising seas, engineers warn.

Immersive, dystopian exhibit shows what life could be like post-climate change

AGreenLiving

As a wake up call to the possible effects of global warming, London-based multidisciplinary design studio Superflux has created “Mitigation of Shock, Singapore,” an immersive exhibition that explores the possible consequences of sea level rise for city dwellers in coastal areas. Eco Green a-small-kitchen art city climate change art design dystopia sea level rise shock singapore

Be prepared: Energy, food and medicine at risk from rising seas, engineers warn

GreenBiz

Sobering report from Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns governments and businesses are ill-prepared for sea level rises expected this century.

Immersive, dystopian exhibit shows what life could be like post-climate change

Inhabitat - Innovation

As a wake up call to the possible effects of global warming, Superflux has created immersive art that explores the possible consequences of sea level rise for city dwellers in coastal areas

Climate change is forcing major airports to future-proof against rising sea levels and floods

Inhabitat - Innovation

To mitigate against the risks of sea level rise and consequential flooding, many airports across the country and internationally have had to invest in protective countermeasures

Roman ruins, Saxon forts, and medieval castles all face destruction from climate change

Business Green

Some of the UK's most famous historical landscapes could be damaged through sea-level rise, coastal erosion, and flooding, new research warns

Be prepared: Energy, food and medicine at risk from rising seas, engineers warn

Business Green

Sobering report from Institution of Mechanical Engineers warns governments and businesses are ill-prepared for sea level rises expected this century

Tesla Sounds At Low Speed … Tesla FSD Hardware 3.0 Installation … Tesla Model 3 Service — #CleanTechnica Top 20

CleanTechnica

and how it competes against other electric hatchbacks, the Honda E, and enormous sea level rise.

What the Arctic and Antarctic are trying to tell us, and why Southeast Asia must listen

Eco-Business

The melting of the ice caps affects everyone — particularly Southeast Asia — and the world must strive to meet its Paris Agreement targets to avoid dramatic sea level rise from 2050, say polar explorer Robert Swan and scientist Adam Switzer

New study: Antarctica’s tipping point is closer than we thought.

Grist

The findings suggest that estimates for global sea-level rise need to be reworked and that we’re even closer to the day that fish start chasing each other through New York City’s subway tunnels. This new paper didn’t lay out any new estimates for future sea level rise.

From the BP Spill to a Disappearing Island: A Decade of Covering Climate and the Environment in Louisiana

DeSmogBlog

It’s also on the front line of climate change impacts due to sea level rise and is vulnerable to storm systems intensified by global warming. Read time: 7 mins What happens in Louisiana doesn’t stay in Louisiana.

Scientists: Let’s just spray trillions of tons of snow on Antarctica?

Grist

It could save coastal cities around the world, like Hong Kong and New York City, from sea level rise, a new study found. In Western Antarctica, ice is breaking off into the sea faster than it’s naturally replenished by snowfall due to warming ocean currents.

Weather monitoring in extreme conditions

Envirotec Magazine

A VENTUS X ultrasonic wind sensor has been deployed by researchers at the Summit Station on the Greenland Ice Sheet in the Arctic, 10,000 feet above sea level, as part of a project investigating the role of aerosols in cloud formation.

These 4 MacArthur geniuses are taking on the climate crisis

Grist

Here’s a sampler of some of their work around sea-level rise, art, and agriculture. Last year, he installed an exhibit that envisioned Times Square drowned in 26 feet of water as a result of sea-level rise. We know the seas are already rising.

The results are in from the Arctic’s annual checkup

Grist

And some fish populations in the Bering Sea, which supplies about 40 percent of the American seafood catch, have begun to migrate north as waters warm, threatening food webs. If the trend continues, the sheet alone would add an additional 3 inches of sea-level rise by the end of the century.

Trump’s exit might not be the Paris Agreement’s biggest problem

Grist

in 2016, set a target of keeping global warming to no more than 2 degrees C above pre-industrial levels, with an ambitious goal of keeping it below 1.5 To achieve this stricter goal, global greenhouse gas emissions would have to be slashed in half from current levels by 2030.

New tool assesses climate change impact on Europe’s roads

Envirotec Magazine

Across Europe, National Road Administrations (NRAs) are having to deal with more frequent and severe weather, greater sea level rises and increased stress on infrastructure leading to higher deterioration rates.

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Impacts of Climate Change in Vietnam

The Environmental Blog

Below we will discuss constraints such as temperature, sea-level rise, and rainfall in more detail. Sea-Level Rise. Groundwater levels throughout the country are expected to get lower from the normal range. Image Source: Medium.

When teaching kids about climate change, don’t be a downer

Grist

Wetlands are a unique habitat that filters water, sucks up carbon dioxide, and protects our coasts — but the triple threat of sea-level rise, pollution, and development is putting them at risk.

Venice’s worst flood in 50 years blamed on climate change

AGreenLiving

Related: Study estimates sea level rise two times worse than worst-case scenario Climate change is exacerbating the situation as melting ice, snow and glaciers around the world are raising sea levels. The sea level rise places Venice at greater risk. MOSE’s floodgates are designed to be raised above the seabed to shut off the lagoon from rising sea levels.

You Can't Say You Haven't Been Warned

Green Market Oracle

It specifically points to rising greenhouse gas emissions and deforestation. A 2019 IPCC report warned that we are seeing accelerated ice melt and sea level rise.

The climate change ‘tipping point’ has already arrived for these 70 U.S. counties

Grist

counties and found that over 70 have already exceeded 2 degrees C of warming above pre-industrial levels. Cold, heat, flood, drought, and sea-level rise all pose significant risks to U.S. degrees C of warming compared to pre-industrial levels.

These scientists are trying to save melting Arctic ice

Grist

Glaciers, polar land, and sea ice are rapidly melting, much faster than many scientists expected, as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) report on oceans and the cryosphere released Wednesday reiterated.