Flood risk increases for U.S. properties as sea levels continue to rise

Aug 25, 2020
Unmitigated climate change could shave more than 10% off U.S. annual GDP by the end of the century.
Part of a glacier melting into the sea on Greenland's southeast shore, contributing to the Earth's rising oceans.
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The role of whales in staving off climate change

Sep 26, 2019
A study from the IMF looks at the economic impact of whales on alleviating the effects of climate change.
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Rising seas could swamp crucial infrastructure

May 31, 2016
A look at what climate change might mean for Los Angeles' built environment.
The view north from a bluff in Westchester down to the Ballona Wetlands, which is surrounded by dense residential and commercial development, crucial roadways, and a drainage channel to the Pacific Ocean several miles to the west. Los Angeles International Airport is nearby, as are active oil fields and the largest yacht marina on the West Coast.
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Global warming could be a disaster sooner than later

Mar 22, 2016
But a possible climate disaster 50 years off still seems far away
Ice cracks from the wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier located at Los Glaciares National Park, southwest Santa Cruz Province, Argentina, on March 10, 2016.