Sea Level Rise News

“It Floods on the Full Moon” – Sea Level Rise Impacts in Virginia

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Sea Level Rise News | Comments Off on “It Floods on the Full Moon” – Sea Level Rise Impacts in Virginia

This detailed article describes sea level rise in Norfolk, Virginia which is one of the most vulnerable communities in the U.S. Impacts and future risks to the “big three” industries (tourism, the naval base, and the port) are leading planners and politicians to think hard about adaptation strategies.  Read on for a great, detailed look at coping with local flood risk in the U.S. South. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new...

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Island Nations Already Impacted by King Tides

Posted by on Mar 8, 2014 in Featured, Media Bar, Sea Level Rise News | Comments Off on Island Nations Already Impacted by King Tides

Island Nations Already Impacted by King Tides

In coastal areas around the globe, “king tides” – the highest high tides of the year – can offer a glimpse of the future when sea level rise will impact coastal cities and towns.   For many low-lying island nations, however, the king tides of today are more than just a glimpse of problems to come, they create significant problems in the present. News reports this week illustrate some of the problems faced by island nations during these most recent king tides.   Hundreds were forced to evacuate the capital of the Marshall Islands due to flooding, and in Kiribati, crops...

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EPA Director reflects on king tides

Posted by on Jul 12, 2013 in Sea Level Rise News | Comments Off on EPA Director reflects on king tides

Paul Cough recently reflected on king tides, “Growing up near the Kennebec River in Maine, I could see the tide rise and fall every day. Today, as Director of EPA’s Oceans and Coastal Protection Division, the oceans, coasts and coastal communities are always on my mind.”  Read the complete entry on EPA’s website. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)MoreClick to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to...

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