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Maryland At High Risk As Sea Levels Continue To Rise

BALTIMORE (WJZ)—A graphic warning for a vulnerable Maryland: the danger is sea level rise coupled with storm surges.

Alex DeMetrick reports a new tool gives homeowners an idea of their risk. 330 more words

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See How Much Hotter Your City Is Than Anywhere Else, Just Because It's A City

The urban heat island effect makes cities extra hot–and some cities are more extra hot than others.

Summers in the U.S. have been warming since the 1970s due to climate change, though it might not seem like it if you’re riding out this unusually cool August in the northeast and midwest. 367 more words

Ecology

Climate change could make cheap travel a thing of the past

A new IPCC report details the myriad ways CO2 emissions threaten roads, ports and planes

Bobby Magill, Climate Central

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