27 Apr '12, 10pm

See How Climate Change & Rising Sea Levels Plague American Cities Right Now (Video)

See How Climate Change & Rising Sea Levels Plague American Cities Right Now (Video)

PBS Need to Know /Screen capture By now, people everywhere are familiar with the basic concept of climate change: Human activity is pumping more and more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere, where they're trapping more and more heat. And, obvs, global temperatures are rising. But for many, that's where it ends. It remains a far-off threat, an abstraction—even though it's anything but. We're already seeing more extreme weather and record-breaking temperatures. Thankfully, people are beginning to link those weather events to global warming . Because that's what really drives understanding, and, more importantly, a will to act—when the impacts of our changing climate arrive on our doorstep. That's why the following PBS Need to Know segment is a must-see. The program, part of the Climate Desk collaboration , thoughtfully illustrates the impact of sea level rise on Norfolk, Vi...

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