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New regional sea level scenarios help communities prepare for risks

Sea level rise is occurring worldwide, but not at the same rate everywhere. Differences will also likely continue in the future, so decision-makers need local information to assess their community’s vulnerability.

Trump Just Deleted Obama’s Climate Change Webpages

At the exact hour when the presidency transferred hands, the Obama administration’s climate and energy webpages became some of the first casualties of the new Trump administration.

Video Captures the Violent Act of Coral Bleaching

The video revealed for the first time how the mushroom coral Heliofungia actiniformis, which is a single polyp, physically reacts to heat stress. The results gave scientists more information about how corals will respond to warming seas that are associated with climate change.

Station Obama in Antarctica Will Continue Monitoring Climate Changes

Scientists are returning to the site in the next few days as part of a five-week research cruise underway in the Southern Ocean and plan to make it an annual visit. The data they collect at Station Obama shows how climate change is altering one of the most fragile places on the planet from melting ice to massive ecosystem changes.

2016 Climate Trends Continue to Break Records; How NASA Knows | Video

Two key climate change indicators — global surface temperatures and Arctic sea ice extent — have broken numerous records through the first half of 2016, according to NASA analyses of ground-based observations and satellite data.

Europe’s first underwater museum opens off Spain’s Lanzarote island

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Deep in waters off the Spanish island of Lanzarote, accessible only to snorkelers, divers and sea life, the Museo Atlantico (Atlantic Museum), features more than 300 sculptures by international artist Jason deCaires Taylor.

Rising water is swallowing up the Louisiana coastline: the $50 billion battle plan

The geography of the Louisiana coastline is quickly changing. A state-commissioned report predicts rising water could swallow more land along the Gulf of Mexico, if nothing is done to address damage caused by climate change and commercial activity. A new master plan of 2017 calls for an investment of more than $50 billion over 50 years.

U.S. scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row.

In a powerful testament to the warming of the planet, two leading U.S. science agencies Wednesday jointly declared 2016 the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set just last year — which, itself, had topped a record set in 2014.

Parts of United States are heating faster than globe as a whole

A new study shows the Northeast USA will reach the dangerous 2°C warming threshold faster than most of the rest of the planet.

This bay in Scandinavia has world record in carbon storing

Forests are potent carbon sinks, but also the oceans’ seagrasses can store enormous amounts of carbon. A little bay in Denmark stores a record amount of carbon. Here is the secret.

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