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San Francisco International Airport lies on 5,171-acres of land on eight miles of shoreline along the west side of the San Francisco Bay. Protecting the property from sea-level rise is becoming a more challenging, and expensive, task.
August 11, 2019, 11am PDT
A shift is underway on Wall Street—investors are acknowledging the risks of climate change. A recent credit-ratings report on the bridge system connecting Miami to Key Biscayne provides a stark example of the new way of thinking.
August 3, 2019, 5am PDT
Lake Michigan has reached historic levels this summer. Properties on the Far North Side are most at risk. Swimmers have already been called back from the shore.
July 25, 2019, 9am PDT
Politicians in California are trying to plan for a rising sea, but some have stopped using the phrase “managed retreat” because they feel it derails the process.
July 8, 2019, 10am PDT
The Los Angeles Times published a massively ambitious account of the sea-level threat facing California.
June 14, 2019, 5am PDT
Vox and Curbed provide multi-media coverage of a Staten Island sea wall project as an example of the necessity of resilient infrastructure, and the shortcomings of our ability to predict the needs of the built environments in changed climates.
March 18, 2019, 7am PDT
A plan to literally change the shape of Manhattan.
September 3, 2018, 11am PDT
Extreme heat, rising seas, and other impacts of climate change are turning deadly faster than predicted, California officials warn.
July 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
A New York federal district court rules on a climate change lawsuit like its West Coast counterpart did last month: Don't hold oil companies accountable for climate change and sea level rise. Baltimore and Rhode Island file climate change lawsuits.
July 10, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study shows that over the last several decades the price of real estate has been heavily influenced by the actual and anticipated effects of climate change.
May 25, 2018, 1pm PDT
A "floating village" has been proposed for a San Jose neighborhood, with building riding on pontoons as a safeguard against repeated flooding.
April 12, 2018, 5am PDT
The doomsday scenario for sea-level rise in New Jersey is worse than that of almost any other state.
March 2, 2018, 12pm PST
Climate change and coastal development are combining to stamp out important ecological landscapes.
December 1, 2017, 12pm PST
Researchers have created a digital database of archaeological sites in the U.S.—and thousands could be lost to sea-level rise.
November 7, 2017, 1pm PST
The progressive city hopes to integrate economic, community, and climate resiliency measures in future projects.
May 9, 2017, 10am PDT
The cities of Santa Monica, Culver CIty, West Hollywood, and Malibu are championing stormwater infrastructure, new public transit, affordable housing, and action on homelessness prevention.
May 8, 2017, 9am PDT
The commission spent a significant part of last year in the spotlight. Now, its new director is moving ahead on climate adaptation and resilience efforts as a federal policy change looms.
November 4, 2016, 9am PDT
State Senator Bob Wieckowski is working to help communities get the necessary tools to increase capacity for climate resilience.
November 2, 2016, 11am PDT
Income inequality, housing affordability, and systemic racism join sea-level rise as key issues in Oakland's vision for urban resilience.
October 30, 2016, 5am PDT
The recent Florid King Tide provided more evidence that some communities in Miami-Dade County have been prioritized bin the ongoing response to sea-level rise.