Louisiana preparing for evacuation of up to 59,000 residents in near future

From Bloomberg News’ Christopher Flavelle:   Louisiana is finalizing a plan to move thousands of people from areas threatened by the rising Gulf of Mexico, effectively declaring uninhabitable a coastal area larger than Delaware. A draft of the plan, the most aggressive response to climate-linked flooding in the U.S., calls for prohibitions on building new […]

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Sea level rise greatly underestimated

It’s been awhile since last I posted, but this is the kind of information that is too important to ignore…. Ice Apocalypse Rapid collapse of Antarctic glaciers could flood coastal cities by the end of this century. By Eric Holthaus on Nov 21, 2017 (Grist) ….Antarctica is a giant landmass — about half the size […]

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