News Stories relating to "sea level rise"
Thursday, April 25, 2013
With coastal areas bracing for rising sea levels, new research indicates that cutting emissions of certain pollutants can greatly slow down sea level rise this century.
A research team found that reductions in just FOUR pollutants that cycle comparatively quickly through the atmosphere could temporarily forestall the rate of sea...
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
As glaciers melt
and sea levels rise, threatening coastal cities, geologists are trying to predict the future by looking at what happened when sea levels rose in the past. Meanwhile,...
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
"God gave Noah the rainbow sign. No more water, the fire next time
." The lyrics to this old gospel tune remind us that in Genesis, God promised not to flood the...
Monday, November 5, 2012
If climate change
continues, coastal cities may drown. Even our Capitol may eventually be under water!
Current trends and predicted increases suggest that our nation's capital is likely to face flooding and infrastructure damage in both the short-...
Friday, May 6, 2011
In 1998, Whitley Strieber had never heard of global warming
, but the Master of the Key
burst into his hotel room in Toronto and told him all about it (The NEW, revised edition of The Key, with a foreword that talks...
Thursday, May 5, 2011
The Master of the Key warned about the danger of polar ice melting in his conversation with Whitley Strieber in 1998 (The NEW, revised edition of The Key, with a foreword that talks about how many of his statements later turned out to be true, will be in bookstores May 12). Now his prediction--like so many others in "The Key"--is coming...
Thursday, September 24, 2009
It's happened before and it may happen again: A century from now, visitors to coastal cities like Boston and New York could be valet parking their boats.
In National Geographic News, Christine Dell'Amore reports that "major cities in the northeastern US and eastern Canada are directly in the path of the greatest rise in sea level if...
Thursday, March 19, 2009
The only question is?when? - Global warming is expected to cause the sea level along the northeastern US coast to rise almost twice as fast as global sea levels during this century, putting New York City at greater risk for damage from hurricanes and winter storm surge. Much of the city is less than 16 feet above the mean sea...