Humans are becoming what demographers call a “marginal” species, choosing increasingly to live near to the edges — or “margins” — of continents. This collective behavior is a prescription for repeated devastation in the changing global climate regime.
Disasters of increasing magnitude, frequency and severity will be forthcoming from extreme weather, tsunamis and sea-level rise. Human communities must learn to develop new means of adapting to the coming trends and forthcoming climate shifts that will impact all coastal regions with escalating force in the coming years and decades.
- Anticipating Extreme Weather, Tsunamis and Sea-Level Rise
- The State, The Military and The Global Climate Crisis: The U.S. Military Has Taken the Lead on Climate Change, But What Happens Next?
- Waking the Giant: how a changing climate triggers earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes | Bill McGuire
- Naomi Klein: A Year After Hurricane Maria, There Is Nothing Natural About Puerto Rico’s Disaster
- Preparing for a Climate Changed Future
- Americans: the next climate migrants | Environment | The Guardian
- Trump Admin to Weaken Mercury Emissions & Offshore Drilling Regulations
- Climate & Sea-Level Update: Digital Dispatches from a World on the Edge series and particularly: