Showing posts from May 18, 2017

Sea level rise will double coastal flood risk worldwide

theguardian Waves crash against the wall at the end of Nauru International Airport's runway.  Rising sea levels pose a serious risk coastal erosion for small Pacific island countries,  Photo: Matt Robertson / DFAT Small but unstoppable increases will double frequency of extreme water levels with dire consequences, say scientists. Story here.

Trees in eastern US head west as climate changes

nature Trees like the magnolia will likely be affected. Photo credit - Wikipedia. Breaking from the general poleward movement of many species, flowering trees take an unexpected turn . Story here. Related:   Canada’s forests in a changing climate