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Climate Scientists: We’re Alarmed. Here’s Why You Should Be, Too.

Published: 
Sun, 03/23/2014 - 3:55pm

This week, the world’s largest general scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, has issued an uncharacteristically blunt call to action on climate change. 

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Climate Change Has Reached Our Shores

Published: 
Thu, 09/26/2013 - 8:40am

AS the world barrels toward a climate crisis of its own making, my country stands at the precipice. In the Marshall Islands, like elsewhere in the Pacific, climate change is no longer a distant threat, nor at the doorstep.

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Survey: Californians believe climate is changing

Published: 
Wed, 11/20/2013 - 9:45pm
Category: 
Energy

More than eight in 10 Californians believe that climate change is happening, according to a recent survey prepared by Stanford University.

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South Florida Faces Ominous Prospects From Rising Waters

Published: 
Mon, 11/11/2013 - 8:37am
Category: 
Water

In the most dire predictions, South Florida’s delicate barrier islands, coastal communities and captivating subtropical beaches will be lost to the rising waters in as few as 100 years.

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Can Cities Adjust to a Retreating Coastline?

Published: 
Mon, 08/26/2013 - 10:44pm
Category: 
Water

Last June, in rolling out an ambitious $20-billion plan to gird New York City against the impacts of rising seas and storm surges in a warming climate, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg gave a classic “no retreat” speech