Category Archives: Sea Level Rise

LA Issues a Novel Emergency Declaration

Here is a novel declaration. So far, it is a state-declared emergency. I wonder what FEMA would do with a request like this? I welcome your comments. Louisiana’s Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Disappearing Coastline

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FL Real Estate Woes

It is interesting to note that Bloomberg News is one of the few business communications companies to be sympathetic to climate change matters. See: The Nightmare Scenario for Florida’s Coastal Homeowners, Demand and financing could collapse before the sea consumes … Continue reading

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Where Will Evacuees from Sea Level Rise Settle?

From the Homeland Security News Wire: Cities inland could be reshaped by migration from sea-level rise  

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Mar A Largo At Risk – More So With Trump’s Climate Moves

Hopefully, it will not take long for the President to see what damage his climate and environmental cutbacks will do.  As Seas Around Mar-a-Lago Rise, Trump’s Cuts Could Damage Local Climate Work. “The president’s budget calls for ending an environmental … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise – new NOAA report

See new NOAA Technical Report #83, Jan. 2017. Global and Regional Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the U.S. ; 75 pp. [Thanks to Chris Jones for the citation.] See also this related article from HS Newswire: Sea levels in U.S. Northeast … Continue reading

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Scientific Reports on Sea Level Rise

At least one regular reader takes issue with this matter, but the Diva finds the scientific evidence compelling. Coastal resilience:Accelerating sea level rise requires collaborative response Recent estimates suggest that global mean sea level rise could exceed two meters by … Continue reading

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When Sea Level Rise Hits Home

From Bloomberg News:  Trump Rejects Climate Change, but Mar-a-Lago Could Be Lost to the Sea . “Floridians in Palm Beach spend millions to deal with rising seas.” An excerpt: Donald Trump shelled out $409,759 for property taxes in 2016 on … Continue reading

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