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In this March 21, 2011 file photo provided by Tokyo Electric Power Co. , smoke rises from the Unit 3 reactor of the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, northeastern Japan.
If you want to get media attention, have something happen in New York City. A tropical storm can become a Super Storm and sea level rises will get attention once mid-town Manhattan Bruno Magli's start getting soaked.
Along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years, the federal government reported Monday.
Thsi Oct. 30, 2012 file photo shows Sveinn Storm, owner of Storm Bros. Ice Cream Factory measuring flood waters outside his store in Annapolis, Md.
Flooding is increasing in frequency along much of the U.S. coast, and the rate of increase is accelerating along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coasts, a team of federal government scientists found in a study released Monday.
'Nuisance flooding' climbed 626 percent at Sandy Hook "Nuisance flooding" causes frequent road closures and overwhelms storm drains.
The reason for this weird phenomenon? According to a recent report written by the BBC , a rogue wave hit the container ship Tokio Express bound for New York about 20 miles off Land's End back in 1997.
I've been going to public lectures on climate change at Harvard, MIT, and other places since at least 1980.
Now Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist has offered a response. He said, according to SaintPetersBlog: "I'm not a scientist either but I can use my brain and I can talk to one."
Nearly two decades ago, a massive wave struck the Tokio Express, a container ship that had nearly 5 million Legos onboard.
Despite years of focus on melting Arctic sea ice, research models predicting how it changes are lacking.
The Antarctica ice controversy continues among researchers and scientists. Satellite data suggests that Antarctica ice is actually expanding .
At the July 23, 2014, hearing of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation on "Implementing U.S. Policy in the Arctic" the committee chairman, Rep. Duncan Hunter , opened the proceedings by holding up a graphic of the icebreaker fleets of the world - which depicts nearly 40 Russian icebreakers - and then commented on the ... (more)
The effects of climate change are "threat multipliers for the man problems faced by the poor around the globe," Dorothy Boorse writes.
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