I have resized some pictures from Hurricane Ike — pictures that are likely to become all-too-common sights in the decades to come, assuming we continue our do-nothing climate policy. Larger versions of these photos are available here.
This is Galveston Island:
This is Galveston.
This is Haiti:
This is Gilchrest, Texas.
This is Winnie, Texas.
The time to act is yesterday.
- Resources for Ike, hurricanes, and global warming
- Stunning new sea level rise research, Part 1: “Most likely” 0.8 to 2.0 meters by 2100
- Nature: Hurricanes ARE getting fiercer — and it’s going to get much worse
- Why future Katrinas and Gustavs will be MUCH worse, Part 2
- Why global warming means killer storms worse than Katrina and Gustav, Part 1
- The Storm of the Century (so far)
- JPL’s new climate website: Yes, sea level rise has accelerated
- A meter of sea level rise by 2100?
- How Much Could Sea Levels Rise by 2100?
- Neglected Ice Sheets Water Down IPCC Report
- Hansen on Sea Level Rise