The Quinault Indian Nation in Washington state is gradually moving the village of Taholah away from a rising Pacific Ocean. Other communities in the U.S. may need to take a similar approach.
The $380,000 grant will be matched by $320,000 in city funds.
The island of Nyangai off the coast of Sierra Leone is on the frontline of climate change. More frequent and intense weather has eroded Nyangai to a nubbin. Residents who remain fear for its future.
Climate change costs tens of billions of dollars each year, hurts Americans' health and disrupts everyday life, including how we work, eat, play and mourn, according to a major new assessment.
The Key deer is losing the only place it lives, raising uncomfortable questions for the people tasked with keeping endangered species alive.
The Ferry Building has been a beacon to incoming ferry riders since the late 1890s. Threatened by rising sea levels, the waterfront city is considering drastic measures to save its historic shoreline.
The National Park Service warns that “recent storms and continued sea-level rise have exacerbated the physical decline of some important park facilities.”
Galveston, Texas, has some of the fastest sea level rise in the world. To protect the city, engineers need to know how fast ice in West Antarctica will melt. Scientists are racing to figure it out.
Climate change is making flooding and wind damage from hurricanes more common in the U.S. That means dangerous storms are getting more frequent, even though the total number of storms isn't changing.
Scientists are analyzing sounds from glaciers to predict exactly how quickly ice is melting and what that could mean for the rise in sea level.
By 2050, about $2 billion of Chatham County's tax-assessed property will likely be affected by sea-level rise.
The facilities are located in every state, and are threatened by floods, hurricanes and wildfires that can cause dangerous leaks and explosions, according to a federal watchdog.
Sea levels are rising even faster on the East Coast and Gulf Coast. And advances in climate science mean we can see the future clearly for the first time.
Billions of people rely on glaciers for drinking water, hydropower and irrigation. A raft of new research suggests there is less ice left than previously thought.
The unusually high and low tides will be affecting coastal communities over the weekend. Scientists are calling on residents and visitors to help document the phenomenon.