sea level rise

Alaska Village Votes to Relocate Due to Rising Sea Levels

Alaska Village Votes to Relocate Due to Rising Sea Levels

The residents of Shishmaref, Alaska voted to leave their ancestral home and relocate to safer ground as climate change-driven sea level rise threatens to engulf the coastal village. ©Gary Braasch Home to more than 600 Inupiat Inuit residents, the remote island in Alaska is experiencing rapid coastal erosion as sea levels rise and permafrost thaws. […]

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    ‘Houston, We Have a Problem’: 4 Ways Climate Change Impacts Texas

    ‘Houston, We Have a Problem’: 4 Ways Climate Change Impacts Texas

    You know the saying. “Everything’s bigger in Texas.” Unfortunately, it applies to climate change in Texas as well. Ben Yock and Dustin Nichols survey the damage done to Nichols’ neighborhood from a dry patch of asphalt in the middle of Bogie Dr. in San Marcos after heavy rains caused more flooding in the areas around […]