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The Marshall Islands Are Disappearing

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Thu, 12/03/2015 (All day)

Linber Anej waded out in low tide to haul concrete chunks and metal scraps to shore and rebuild the makeshift sea wall in front of his home. The temporary barrier is no match for the rising seas that regularly flood the shacks and muddy streets with saltwater and raw sewage, but every day except Sunday, Mr. Anej joins a group of men and boys to haul the flotsam back into place.

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The Great Glacier Melt Spreads to Greenland’s North

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Tue, 11/17/2015 (All day)

A Greenland glacier that holds the equivalent of 19 inches of sea-level rise has been melting at an accelerated rate since 2012, shedding as much as 5 billion metric tons a year, according to a new study published in the journal Science.

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Burn Notice: Sea Levels Will Rise 200 Feet If Fossil Fuels Are Not Kept in the Ground

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Tue, 09/15/2015 (All day)

Keep it in the ground. That’s the rallying cry of environmentalists who warn that burning the world’s remaining fossil fuel reserves would unleash catastrophic climate change.

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Sea levels will rise, experts warn, and 'it's not going to stop'

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Thu, 08/27/2015 (All day)

Here's one trend California is behind on: rising sea levels.

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Bipartisan Report Tallies High Toll on Economy From Global Warming

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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.