Here's what 25 feet of sea-level rise would do to the U.S. west coast

A few months ago, Pittsburgh artist Nickolay Lamm that revealed what 25 feet of sea level rise might look like at a variety of East Coast tourist destinations. Now, Lamm is back with more visions of America's watery future – but this time he's focused on the country's Pacific coastline. » 7/10/13 10:17am 7/10/13 10:17am

What would 25-feet of sea-level rise look like IRL?

People talk a lot these days about rising seas. They talk figures in feet and inches. They make maps, and forecast which stretches of America's coastline will be inundated in 25, 50, or 100 years. But we're visual creatures, and visual creatures want to know: what might this projected sea level rise actually look like? » 4/10/13 4:30pm 4/10/13 4:30pm

If sea levels are rising, let the floods come

Paul Kirshen, co-author of an exhaustive new report on what sea-level rise could mean for Boston, talks to The Atlantic about the city's watery future. The study was released yesterday by The Boston Harbor Association, in conjunction with a series of storm readiness initiatives from the office of Boston mayor Thomas… » 2/06/13 2:31pm 2/06/13 2:31pm

Find out when your house will be overtaken by rising seas

Sea levels are on the rise. Is your home at risk of being submerged in the next 10, 50, 100, 300 years? The New York Times is featuring a great interactive applet that will help you find out. Unlike Surging Seas (the similarly themed applet launched by the folks at Climate Central earlier this year), the NYT app… » 12/03/12 6:40am 12/03/12 6:40am