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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

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Climate Panel Cites Near Certainty on Warming

Published: 
Mon, 08/19/2013 - 10:45pm
Category: 
Energy

An international panel of scientists has found with near certainty that human activity is the cause of most of the temperature increases of recent decades, and warns that sea levels could conceivably rise by more than three feet by the end of the century if emissions continue at a runaway pace.