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Temperature and Sea Level Change

On a global level, there has been a general increase in average temperature of 0.1°C since 1961 (Nolan et al., 2009). Highest rates in Ireland were observed between 1993 and 2003 with an average increase of 0.6°C. 413 more words

Marine Biology

Climate Change Blog Series

Coastal areas and the marine ecosystem have already been placed under a wide range of direct *anthropogenic pressures, but there are indirect pressures stemming from human activity that are having a more serious effect on the global climate. 263 more words

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Sea-surface temperatures during the last interglaciation.

A proverb of Confucius states “Study the past if you would divine the future.” Human activity ensures that our climate will become warmer in the next century and remain warm for many millennia to come which makes particularly pertinent the study of periods in which at least sectors of the Earth system may have been “warmer” than today. 378 more words

Global sea levels are rising fast, so where does that leave the cities most at risk?

Amy Lieberman – 10/14/16

The severe risk of climate change and rising sea levels on urban areas has not been addressed in the UN’s proposed New Urban Agenda, so flood-risk cities will have to learn from each another and share solutions. 928 more words

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Hurricane Nicole and King Tide Already Flooding Fort Lauderdale

Every October, the king tide sweeps across South Florida as the full moon orbits closest to Earth. This alignment causes the highest water level of the year. 178 more words

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Venice's Vast New Flood Barrier Is Almost Here

Will our technological advances save us as a species? How much will we continue alter Mother Earth? This is an interesting article about adaptation to climate change, but how much can we adjust will be the real question. 991 more words

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The Dangerous Flaw in Flood Risk Maps

Laura Bliss  Sep 2, 2016

FEMA bases flood insurance rates on the way water behaved in the past. But the atmosphere is changing.

Hurricane Hermine made landfall in Florida last night. 2,041 more words

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