Daily Archives: March 21, 2018

U.S. Cities We Could Lose to the Sea | Climate Central


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American Icons Threatened by Sea Level Rise: In Pictures

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Massachusetts Faces Chronic Inundation




When Rising Seas Hit Home

Union of Concerned Scientists
Published on Jul 12, 2017

If saltwater regularly soaked your basement or first floor, kept you from getting to work, or damaged your car, how often would it have to happen before you began looking for a new place to call home? A new analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists identifies when US coastal communities will face a level of disruptive flooding that affects people’s homes, daily routines, and livelihoods. It identifies hundreds of communities that will face chronic inundation and possible retreat over the coming decades as sea levels rise. Find out more: http://www.ucsusa.org/RisingSeasHitHome



When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US Coastal Communities (2017) | Union of Concerned Scientists

There comes a threshold of chronic flooding that makes normal routines impossible and forces communities to make difficult, often costly choices.


 This national analysis identifies when hundreds of US coastal communities will face chronic inundation and possible retreat as sea levels rise. You can explore these communities—and discover the consequences of rising seas—by clicking through the series of maps and pages included here.

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New Orleans after Katrina: A tale of two cities

CBS Sunday Morning
Published on Aug 30, 2015

Martha Teichner looks back at the monumental 2005 hurricane — the most costly natural disaster, in lives lost and property destroyed, in U.S. history — and the struggle of New Orleans residents to rebuild ever since.

Bernie And Michael Moore Slam Corporate Media’s Failure On Poverty

The Rational National
Published on Mar 20, 2018

During the Inequality in America Town Hall, Bernie Sanders and Michael Moore slammed the corporate media.

Hyungwon Ra
Published on Mar 20, 2018

Retired four-star U.S. Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey says he’s concluded that Trump is ‘a serious threat to U.S. national security’ and ‘for some unknown reason under the sway of Mr Putin.’ Our panel reacts.