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Rising sea levels make Texas Gulf Coast prone to frequent flooding

Rising sea levels make Texas Gulf Coast prone to frequent flooding

The Texas Gulf Coast faces increasing flooding due to rising sea levels and land subsidence, averaging 10.7 flood days a year compared to the national average of 6.8.

James Osborne reports for TheHouston Chronicle.

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Rising seas lead to chronic flooding in Carolina Beach
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Rising seas lead to chronic flooding in Carolina Beach

In Carolina Beach, N.C., high tides and outdated infrastructure contribute to regular flooding, disrupting life in this coastal community.

Brady Dennis, Niko Kommenda, and Emily Wright report for The Washington Post.

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Climate change is erasing crucial Indigenous languages

A recent report highlights how climate change is accelerating the loss of Indigenous languages, which hold vital ecological knowledge.

Kiley Price reports for Inside Climate News.

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Rising sea levels threaten women's reproductive health in Bangladesh

Women in Bangladesh are suffering severe health impacts from saltwater intrusion, a consequence of climate change that could soon affect other parts of the world.

Zoya Teirstein and Mahadi Al Hasnat report for Grist, Vox, and The 19th.

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Rising sea levels threaten septic systems in the South

Rising sea levels threaten septic systems in the South

Rising sea levels are causing septic system failures in South Florida, posing significant health and environmental risks.

Brady Dennis, Kevin Crowe, and John Muyskens report for The Washington Post.

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Small island nations secure major climate ruling

Island nations in the Pacific, Caribbean, and West Indies have won a landmark international legal victory, pressuring large governments to reduce carbon emissions.

Anita Hofschneider reports for Grist.

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New evidence shows rapid melting of Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier

Scientists have found that the glacier is melting at an alarming rate due to warm seawater intrusions.

Doyle Rice reports for USA Today.

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