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The case for capping sea-level rise

More so than rising temperatures, rising seas offer tangible evidence of the harms of climate change, including coastal erosion, abandoned communities, sewage backups and overflows, contaminated water supplies, and increased insurance costs.

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‘Losing your home is a massive thing’: How the climate crisis came to Norfolk

In Hemsby, people are watching their houses fall into the sea, while insurers refuse to pay out – and the authorities do nothing to help
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NY finalizes list of ‘disadvantaged communities’ first in line for climate change funds

New York State has finalized the list of so-called “disadvantaged communities” to be targeted for extra funding and cleanup in the state’s ambitious multibillion-dollar climate plan.

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Climate change: Sea levels are rising — and it's going to get worse

One of the problems with sea level rise is that it happens slowly, a tiny bit each year, making it a threat that people have an easy time ignoring.

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Climate change could disrupt Maine's coastal economy and culture

Climate change threatens to disrupt coastal life in Maine. Rising seas and extreme storms will cause increased flooding, erosion, and land loss. And rapidly warming ocean waters are shifting where different species of fish can thrive.

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‘Ukraine is a false justification’: America’s destructive new rush for natural gas

As the war in Ukraine sent natural gas prices skyrocketing, liquid natural gas (LNG) plants are springing up all along the fragile Gulf Coast – seriously harming not just local communities but the world’s ability to keep the entire climate crisis at bay.

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Rising sea level threatens stability of boundaries, Philippines warns

The Philippines warned that rising sea level threatens the stability of its boundaries, as a United Nations agency highlighted coastlines being “pushed” inward thus affecting baselines from which countries’ maritime zones are measured.