In Maine’s ‘City of Ships,’ climate change’s coastal threat is already here

By Lori Valigra and John Upton
The city of Bath, nestled on the western banks of the Kennebec River, is especially endangered by climate change and rising sea levels. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN BATH, Maine — Peter Gerard had never seen so much water. This segment and story were produced through a partnership between Climate Central and Bangor Daily News. 

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Greening the blue economy

Our oceans sustain us. They give us oxygen and they capture carbon dioxide. They feed us and they provide a wage to 40 million people across the world. They bring us joy and they show us beauty. But we are not sustaining our oceans in return. We are taking more from them than can be […]
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Back to the Beach: Nearly 3 years later, Florence survivors still aren’t home

By Elisa Raffa, Fox 46 Charlotte and Charles Wohlforth—Climate Central
Three years later, some survivors of Hurricane Florence still aren’t home, but the damage was not evenly distributed. Flooding highlighted disparities, and today the most vulnerable of us continue to be at the highest risk of rising seas that increasingly threaten North Carolina’s coastal region. —– This segment and story were produced through a partnership between Fox46 and Climate Central. Elisa Raffa is a meteorologist with FOX46. Charles Wohlforth is a science…Source: Climate Central