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San Francisco is transforming into a city that only the wealthy few can afford. The next decade could be a defining period in its history.
In the past decade, California has seen a devastating drought, deadly earthquakes and fires, and skyrocketing homelessness.
Far more people are threatened by rising seas than scientists realized, a study shows: ‘The magnitude of the numbers speaks for itself’
A new study suggests that far more people could experience the consequences of coastal flooding than earlier estimates suggested.
Some of the world's most popular cities could experience unbearable living conditions because of climate change.
Sea levels are projected to rise 3 feet within 80 years, according to a new UN report. Hundreds of millions of people could be displaced.
By the end of the century, global sea levels may be 3 feet higher due to melting ice sheets, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports.
Indonesia is spending $33 billion to move its capital from a sinking city to an island where forests have been burning
The nation's new capital city, Borneo, has been plagued by deforestation, which releases high amounts of carbon dioxide.
Here are 11 sinking cities that are in danger of disappearing due to climate change and rising sea levels.
A team of designers wants to build an iceberg-making submarine to pop out ‘ice babies’ and combat sea-level rise
A submarine that could produce 82-foot-wide ice chunks is the latest geoengineering proposal aimed at curbing ice melt driven by climate change.
While it probably won't be underwater in our lifetime, scientists say waterfront property can be a precarious long-term investment.
Antarctica is melting so fast that scientists are proposing shooting artificial snow out of cannons to slow it down
Two glaciers in Western Antarctica are on the verge of collapse. Scientists say dumping trillions of tons of artificial snow could stop the melt.