Sea Level Rises

July 28, 2015--Nation's capital sinking into the sea, study says (Burlington Free Press)

To some, the results of a study that concludes the District of Columbia is sinking is a physical manifestation of the political environment in the nation's capital. But new research from the U.S.


October 13, 2014--Sea level rise over past century unmatched in 6,000 years, says study (Guardian)

The rise in sea levels seen over the past century is unmatched by any period in the past 6,000 years, according to a lengthy analysis of historical sea level trends.


February 13, 2013--CIA-funded Harvard study outlines climate change threats (Summit Voice)

 A new Harvard report finds that the early ramifications of climate extremes resulting from climate change are already a reality and will continue to be felt over the next decade, directly impacting U.S. national security interests.


February 8, 2013--Predictions of the human cost of climate change (Science Daily)

A new book, "Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change," predicts a grim future for billions of people in this century. It is a factual account of a staggering human toll, based on hard data. Author Andrew Guzman, an authority on international law and economics, is a professor and associate dean at UC Berkeley School of Law.


November 2, 2010--Rising seas and the groundwater equation (New York Times)

Worldwide overpumping of groundwater, particularly in northern India, Iran, Mexico, northeastern China and the American West, more than doubled from 1960 to 2000 and is responsible for about 25 percent of the rise in sea level, according to estimates in a new study by a team of Dutch researchers published in Geophysical Review Letters.


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