06 Mar '15, 3pm

HBO's Award-Winning VICE Exposes Climate Deniers and the Dire Consequences of Sea Level Rise via @ecowatch

A short-term surge in sea levels along North America’s northeast coast in 2009 and 2010 lasted longer than previously thought and was the result of changes in ocean circulation linked to climate change, according to research published in the upcoming issue of the journal Nature Communications. The 4-inch surface level rise caused coastal flooding from New York to Newfoundland, Canada, and wasn’t related to any hurricane or winter storm. Researchers described the event as “very unusual” and said that as global warming continues to disrupt Earth’s climate systems, such temporary sea level rise events are likely to occur far more frequently, threatening coastal cities like New York

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