The best science suggests that on our current CO2 emissions path, by 2100 we could well pass the tipping point that would make 200+ feet of sea level rise all but unstoppable -- though it would certainly take a long time after 2100 for the full melt-out to actually occur.
Manmade climate change significantly worsened the chances a unique superstorm like Sandy would devastate New Jersey and New York. If humanity's unrestricted emissions of carbon pollution continue unabated, Sandy-type storm surges will become the norm on the East Coast.
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Terry McAuliffe and Ken Cuccinelli have been battling for control of Virginia’s Executive Mansion all year. It’s not often that energy and climate change play a significant role in gubernatorial races but if it’s true anywhere, it’s certainly true here.
A man from the small island nation of Kiribati is trying to convince New Zealand judges that he's a climate change refugee in what will become a more common plight as sea-level rise threatens low-lying islands and coastal areas.