RISING RISKS FROM CLIMATE CHANGE
Mount Everest. Credit Ryszard Pawłowski at Wikimedia Commons.
84,000 Lives Threatened By Sea Level Rise In New England and billions in properties, a new analytical tool at Climate Central shows, reports Joanna Foster at Climate Progress. A combination of rising seas and storm surges means that New York City could flood every 4-5 years, a 20x rise in risk since the mid 1800s.
OO Western U.S. Faces Bigger, More Frequent Wildfires
OO Grocery Chain: 95% Of Our Fresh Produce At Risk From Climate Change
OO Brutal Brazilian Drought Forces Starbucks To Pause Coffee Purchases
Warming oceans may make this a rare and far more expensive treat as warmer ocean temperatures prevent lobster young from thriving.
OO Baby Lobsters Are Disappearing, Possibly Due to Warming Oceans
OO The Face of Adaptation:
Brushing Teeth With Sewer Water As Texas Faces Drought
OO Pollen Vortex?’ Long Winter Worsens Allergies In Spring
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