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1.  Worst impacts of sea level rise will hit earlier than expected, says modeling study  

2023-01-25
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A new study finds the biggest increases in inundation will occur after the first 2 meters (6.6 feet) of sea level rise, covering more than twice as much land as older elevation models predicted.

2.  Coastal flood damage and adaptation costs under 21st century sea-level rise  

2022-12-18
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Coastal flood damages are expected to increase significantly during the 21st century as sea levels rise and socioeconomic development increases the number of people and value of assets in the coastal floodplain. @richardtol@Mastodon.Social

3.  New Jersey wants to restore 10,000 acres of ‘fairy-tale’ forest  

2022-12-14
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Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Rising seas threaten to kill the state’s dwindling Atlantic white cedar forests. The post New Jersey wants to restore 10,000 acres of ‘fairy-tale’ forest appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

4.  The world with a 70 meters sea-level rise - Vivid Maps  

2022-02-06
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If all the ice covering Antarctica, Greenland (Antarctica would make about 60 meters of sea-level rise, Greenland about 7.4 meters), and in mountain ice caps around the globe were to melt, sea level would rise about 70 meters (230 feet) and cover all seaside cities.

5.  U.S. Commits $75 Million to Relocate Three Tribes Threatened by Climate Change  

2022-12-06
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Yale E360
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The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs will grant three tribes $25 million each to relocate homes, schools, and critical infrastructure threatened by sea-level rise, flooding, and erosion. These are the first grants distributed under a program aimed at helping tribes cope with climate change.Read more o...

6.  How the coastal mid-Atlantic is haunted by sea-level rise  

2021-11-05
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Yale Universities Climate Connections
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A short video from Local Motives shows how salt marshes are changing coastal landscapes in Maryland and New Jersey. The post How the coastal mid-Atlantic is haunted by sea-level rise appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

7.  How rising sea levels could damage building foundations  

2022-12-01
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Yale Universities Climate Connections
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Salty water can seep through cracks, corroding steel supports. The post How rising sea levels could damage building foundations appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

8.  Rising sea levels could swamp the US coastline by 2050, NASA predicts  

2022-12-01
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Sea levels are expected to rise around the contiguous U.S. faster than previously thought, a new NASA study finds.

9.  Mean Sea Level: Aviso+  

2022-11-16
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As global warming occurs, a direct reaction of the climate system is the sea level rise. This rise results from seawater expansion as a response to the temperature increase and addition of water from land-ice sheets and glaciers melting.

10.  NASA Study: Rising Sea Level Could Exceed Estimates for U.S. Coasts – Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet  

2022-11-16
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New results show average sea level rise approaching the 1-foot mark for most coastlines of the contiguous U.S. by 2050. The Gulf Coast and Southeast will see the most change.

11.  How do we mourn an islet? Where do we mark its grave? | Kathy Jetn̄il-Kijiner  

2022-11-01
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The Guardian
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Ellekan, an islet in Marshall Islands, has been reduced to a pile of sand in the middle of the reef. Those who loved it have already held its funeralBefore it is lost is series of essays from the Pacific islandsOn a trip to the islet of Kalalen, eight years ago, a man named Yoster Harris ran out to mee...

12.  ‘Is it foolish to hold onto my family’s beloved waterfront home?’  

2022-10-28
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Yale Universities Climate Connections
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A reader’s worries about sea level rise are giving him nightmares. The post ‘Is it foolish to hold onto my family’s beloved waterfront home?’ appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

14.  Cape Hatteras House on Stilts Collapsed.  

2022-05-12
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As sea level rises, even the houses that had been raised on stilts are now collapsing.

15.  Salt Scourge: The Dual Threat of Warming and Rising Salinity  

2022-05-10
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Yale E360
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As rising seas increase saltwater intrusion and soaring temperatures cause greater evaporation, scientists say that the mounting levels of salt in waters and in soils pose a major climate-related danger and could become a leading cause of climate migration globally. Read more on E360 →

16.  Sea level rise and coastal flood risk maps -- a global screening tool by Climate Central  

2022-02-18
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Interactive global map showing areas threatened by sea level rise and coastal flooding.

17.  Mapped: African world heritage sites threatened by sea level rise ‘to triple by 2050’  

2022-02-10
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Carbon Brief
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Three times as many sites of sacred value, scientific wonder and natural splendour across Africa... The post Mapped: African world heritage sites threatened by sea level rise ‘to triple by 2050’ appeared first on Carbon Brief.

18.  To Flee, or to Stay Until the End and Be Swallowed by the Sea  

2021-07-20
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Inside Climate News
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A beautiful but sad video about a sinking island in Louisiana, and the federal program to relocate the residents. Watch the houses on stilts.

19.  Scientists Warn 4°C World Would Unleash 'Unimaginable Amounts of Water' as Ice Shelves Collapse  

2021-04-09
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Common Dreams
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It is just common sense, but our politicians seem to lack it, and so it gets published. This is the news you may not see on the MSM.

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