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

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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 shelfClimate Change IPCC Mark Z. Jacobson Micheal E.

Speeding sea level rise threatens nuclear plants

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With sea level rise accelerating faster than thought, the risk is growing for coastal cities ? and for nuclear power stations

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Machine Learning: A Transformative Cleantech & Climate Technology Report Now Available

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Policy makers, investors, entrepreneurs and researchers interested in taking advantage of machine learning to help our climate will find this useful.

5 Visible Signs of Climate Change in Antarctica

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

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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 Green Economy Green Jobs Health Investment Policy & Politics Research Science artificial intelligence Australia bangladesh China Florida machine learning united states

Antarctica Is Melting Like Never Before

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Airport Runways Underwater: Rising Seas Threaten 80 Airports (Maps)

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New Jersey First State To Require Planners To Consider Climate Change

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New Submarine To Explore Underside Of Thwaites Glacier In Antarctica

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Last Month in Climate Science: More Injury-Related Deaths, Mass Seabird Die-Off, River Ice Disappearing

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

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

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.

Dam The North Sea! Hey, It Could Happen

CleanTechnica

To protect 20 countries from rising ocean levels, two researchers propose two dams across the North Sea. Climate Change GEOMAR North Sea dam Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research sea level riseThey hope their idea will alert people to the dangers of a warmer planet.

Fiji Coastal Communities Forced To Move Inland

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Its community leader, Barney Dunn, has been forced to witness his ancestral homeland being engulfed by the rising waves of the sea. Climate Change Research Science Water Fiji Fiji Climate Relocation and Displaced Peoples Trust Fund for Communities and Infrastructure Jacinda Ardern New Zealand Pacific Islands Forum sea level riseCoastal communities in Fiji are having to move inland due to climate change.

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

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

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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 riseThe accumulation of greenhouse emissions in the atmosphere has caused an increase in global temperatures, causing deterioration to the polar caps, as well as the expansion of saltwater molecules which end up occupying more space.

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

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Climate Change Green Economy Policy & Politics Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez AOC Florida Fox News green new deal Miami sea level rise united statesAOC is actually holding out false hope for Miami. She thinks that southern Florida has a chance still. But that’s because she doesn’t yet know enough.

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 Month in Climate Science: Carbon Sinks Shrink, Bumble Bees Decline, Nightingale Wings Shorten, and Ecosystems Could Collapse Faster

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Water Ways: Dutch Lessons For A Changing Coast

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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. Since 1900, sea levels have increased 8 inches on average globally, and by 2100, sea levels will likely rise between 1 and 4 feet (Sweet et al. The scope of people and properties exposed to potential damage from sea level rise is immense.

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

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Clean Power CleanTechnica CleanTechnica Exclusive Climate Change Consumer Technology Policy & Politics Policy Research Research Science Solar Energy Wind Energy Cleantech Talk Climate change Democrats Election 2020 Florida hurricanes podcasts Republicans sea level rise Texas us politicsIn this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down again with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc.

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

Collaboration on Nature-Based Solutions Is Key to Resilient City Infrastructure

The City Fix

Capital City, a (hypothetical) seaside metropolis, has a growing population. However, much of its infrastructure was built 100 years ago and is straining from deferred maintenance, unable to meet the city’s future needs. To make matters worse, Capital City has. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

6 Keys to Turn Coastal Resilience Plans into Action

The City Fix

Cyclone Amphan slammed into countries surrounding the Sea of Bengal this May. The storm was the second most powerful the region has seen in two decades, affecting over 12 million people in four countries. In Bangladesh, the water surged up to 4. Continue reading on TheCityFix.com.

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. Earth’s rapid warming since the 19 th century offers a unique challenge to the research community in projecting the extent of sea level rise (SLR) by 2100 and beyond. Sea level rise meets storm surge and spills over the Boston Harborwalk.

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. Yes, it has really come to this

New IPCC Report Reveals Accelerating Ice Melt and Sea Level Rise

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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. Warmer seas support algae blooms, decimate ocean fisheries , contribute to inland wildfires and fuel extreme storms including hurricanes like Dorian.

This Dark Beacon warns of the dangers of sea level rise

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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

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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. But, to state the obvious, Greenland ice melt isn’t operating in a vacuum: Arctic sea ice levels are far below average right now, too. News Science Greenland heat wave sea ice melt sea level ris

Trump Plan For Rising Sea Levels — Eminent Domain & Evictions

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The Army Corps of Engineers has a plan to deal with rising sea levels -- buy homes people are willing to sell below market value and evict the rest. Climate Change Army Corps of Engineers eminent domain evictions sea level rise

Critical Antarctic glaciers are drifting away

Inhabitat - Innovation

The findings, which follow analyses of satellite imagery, indicate that a natural buffer that prevents the glaciers from breaking away is deteriorating at a rapid rate and could lead to destructive sea level rise

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. Infrastructure Risk & Resilience

Flood City Fights Climate Change with Infrastructure and Social Media

Unsustainable

In 2017 the city of Miami Beach dove into the second stage of its $400- to $500-million investment project, (which began in 2013), to raise roads and install pumps in response to annually rising sea-levels. Tides are a major concern in flood contribution, especially the King Tides, seasonal tide surges traditionally occurring September and November, resulting in above average water levels and “sunny day flooding”, flooding without rain.