A strategy to maintain the status quo is a road to failure. Climate change is not an existential threat unless we collectively decide to let it be.
The Greenland ice sheet is disappearing, fueling sea-level rise and isostatic rebound
Increasing high-tide flooding slowly destroys coastal communities.
Abandoning cities to rising oceans is expensive and protection may be a better path forward.
Past sea-level increases far outpace our current rate of sea-level rise (36 cm/100 years).
Coastal flooding forces communities to make hard decisions about the future.
Sea level rise impacts the Florida Everglades.
Rising sea levels, a modern reality
Corrosion, enhanced by saltwater, turns sewage pipeline networks into leaky sieves.
Tuvalu faces a crisis as it descends below the rising oceans