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Study: Washington D.C. Is Sinking

Geological survey finds the land in and around the Chesapeake Bay is sinking as ocean levels rise.

07/29/2015

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D.C. Area Will Flood Daily in Just 30 Years, Study Says

Just three decades from now the District of Columbia and Annapolis will experience floods on a daily basis, sometimes twice a day, a recent report says.

10/08/2014

July 2015 had the highest average temperatures ever recorded, and not just in the U.S. but on the entire globe, according to a report released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (File photo. Credit: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images.)

Va. Group Releasing Plans to Combat Rising Sea Levels

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network is preparing to release a report in Norfolk on how to adapt to rising sea levels.

07/09/2014

A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice and Greenland ice sheets, all broke or nearly broke records, but temperatures only sneaked into the top 10. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Fed Study: Climate Change Continues, World Getting Warmer

A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat buildup in the oceans, and melting Arctic sea ice and Greenland ice sheets, all broke or nearly broke records, but temperatures only sneaked into the top 10.

08/07/2013