Sea Level Rise

A rich new feature for ProPublica details what's described as "one of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation’s history."
Sep 1, 2014   ProPublica
Bjorn Lomburg argues that cities should not despair over rising sea levels climate change. Instead, they should adapt.
Nov 18, 2010   The Washington Post
In the face of climate change and sea level rise, <em>Popular Science</em> offers four designs for urban lifestyles of the near future.
Oct 17, 2010   Popular Science
A new group of cities is emerging to collaboratively tackle issues related to sea level rise in delta and waterfront cities.
Oct 7, 2010   WorldChanging
As sea levels rise and flooding threatens the foundations on which the city was built, the Indonesian capital of Jakarta is literally sinking into the sea. Now the president is pushing a plan to find a new home for the country's capital.
Feb 23, 2010   Agence France Presse
Cities along the British coast are being warned that sea level rise over the next 100 years will have significant destructive effects. Officials are being cautioned to consider city-altering plans that shift populations away from endangered areas.
Jan 16, 2010   Guardian
The City of San Francisco recently inked a deal to purchase the man-made Treasure Island sitting in its bay. But some wonder if an island threatened by rising sea levels was really such a smart buy.
Dec 28, 2009   San Francisco Chronicle
A new report prepared for the insurance industry says that the rise of sea levels could cost port cities $28 trillion by 2050.
Nov 25, 2009   CNN.com
Plans to construct a new cargo port near Venice has some conservationists up in arms. They say the plans would exacerbate rising water levels and further endanger the flood-prone ancient city.
Sep 13, 2009   The Guardian
By 2100, vast stretches of the Mississippi Delta will be lost to sea level rise, according to a recent study. More than 5,000 square miles could be lost, including much of New Orleans, researchers say.
Jul 6, 2009   The Christian Science Monitor
The Florida Keys are likely the most vulnerable places to sea-level rise in America. Despite this danger, officials there have set no plans for counteracting or dealing with climate change.
Jul 1, 2009   Miami Herald