In a striking speech delivered from deep below the ocean’s surface, the Seychelles president on Sunday made a global plea for stronger protection of the “beating blue heart of our planet.”…
By David Keyton, Associated Press
Hundreds of thousands of New Jersey residents live in flood zones that can become inundated with storm water. But the state is trying to move some of them out of harm's way in one of the biggest home buyout programs…
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
Coastal hurricanes are leaving behind toxic algal blooms, a new silent threat to water quality. It is one of three ways that these storms are changing North Carolina for good.
By Nsikan Akpan
As Hurricane Florence was closing in on the Carolina coast this week, the role of climate change in intensifying weather was back in the national conversation. Amna Nawaz talks with Radley Horton of Columbia University about the link between climate…
By Michael Biesecker, Jonathan Drew, Associated Press
The low-lying barrier islands hugging the Carolinas coast are experiencing some of the fastest rates of sea level rise in the world, nearly an inch a year.
By Julia Griffin, Nsikan Akpan
Humanity only has a handful of decades to determine the future of our planet.
By John Upton, Climate Central
Homeowners are using marsh seedlings and bags of oyster shells to create "living shorelines," a natural alternative to seawalls--and one that reduces coastal erosion as climate change causes sea levels to rise.
By Amanda Grennell
Over the last 25 years, melting Antarctic ice has added nearly 3 trillion tons of water to the ocean, enough to fill Lake Erie six times over.
By Rashmi Shivni
One pocket of the Indian Ocean is rising faster than other seas, and these scientists may know why.
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