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Encroaching sea already a threat in Caribbean

By David McFadden. Associated Press. 05/08/13 TELESCOPE, Grenada — The old coastal road in this fishing village at the eastern edge of Grenada sits under a couple of feet of murky saltwater, which regularly surges past a hastily-erected breakwater of truck tires and bundles of driftwood intended to hold back the Atlantic Ocean. For Desmond […]

November 14, 2012
‘Groundwater Inundation’ Doubles Previous Predictions of Flooding With Future Sea Level Rise

  ScienceDaily (Nov. 11, 2012) — Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) published a study today in Nature Climate Change showing that besides marine inundation (flooding), low-lying coastal areas may also be vulnerable to “groundwater inundation,” a factor largely unrecognized in earlier predictions on the effects of sea level rise (SLR). Previous […]

Florida Officials and Scientists Urge Presidential Candidates to Address Sea-Level Rise

By ClimateWire , Evan Lehmann and Christa Marshall. October 15, 2012 More than 120 Florida officials and scientists sent a letter to the campaigns of President Obama and Mitt Romney last week, urging the candidates to address sea-level rise in their final debate and during tours of the state. The action comes at a time […]