Rising Sea Levels Made This Republican Mayor A Climate Change Believer : NPR

Already, neighborhoods flood more often in Coral Gables, Fla., and water has seeped up from beneath low-lying buildings and yards. Mayor James Cason wants his city prepared for the economic fallout. Source: Rising Sea Levels Made This Republican Mayor A Climate Change Believer : NPR

Salt-Resistant Rice Offers Hope For Farmers Clinging To Disappearing Islands : The Salt : NPR

Climate change is reshaping land and lives in India’s Sundarbans region, where paddies are being overrun by saltwater. But resilient varieties of rice may let vulnerable families stay a while longer. Source: Salt-Resistant Rice Offers Hope For Farmers Clinging To Disappearing Islands : The Salt : NPR

Herpes Outbreak Among Australia’s Green Sea Turtles Likely Triggered by Pollution

Australian scientists in the midst of investigating a herpes outbreak among green sea turtles at the Great Barrier Reef say the blight—which causes abnormal growths on the skin, mouth, eyes, and internal organs—is likely due to pollution. Source: Herpes Outbreak Among Australia’s Green Sea Turtles Likely Triggered by Pollution

Democrats — And Republicans — Are Growing More Worried Over Climate Change | FiveThirtyEight

Last year was the hottest on record, and NASA has declared this past February the most unusually warm month since it began keeping records. People appear to be noticing. Two polls conducted in Marc… Source: Democrats — And Republicans — Are Growing More Worried Over Climate Change | FiveThirtyEight