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Bipartisan Report Tallies High Toll on Economy From Global Warming

Published: 
Wed, 06/25/2014 - 3:57pm
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More than a million homes and businesses along the nation’s coasts could flood repeatedly before ultimately being destroyed. 

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Looks Like Rain Again. And Again.

Published: 
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 7:48am
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Water

The acid test of a scientific theory is whether it makes predictions that eventually come true. 

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Miami Finds Itself Ankle-Deep in Climate Change Debate

Published: 
Fri, 05/09/2014 - 1:37pm
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Water

The sunny-day flooding was happening again. During high tide one recent afternoon, Eliseo Toussaint looked out the window of his Alton Road laundromat and watched bottle-green saltwater seep from the gutters, fill the street and block the entrance to his front door.

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UN Scientific Panel Releases Report Sounding Alarm On Climate Change Dangers

Published: 
Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:02am
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Energy

If the world doesn't cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral "out of control," the head of a United Nations scientific panel warned Monday.

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The Flood Next Time

Published: 
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 9:08am
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Water

The little white shack at the water’s edge in Lower Manhattan is unobtrusive — so much so that the tourists strolling the promenade at Battery Park the other day did not give it a second glance.