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Greenland is racking up historic climate events
Historic events are piling up in Greenland, and not in a good way.
Why we’re going to see a rapid rise in sunny day floods
Sea level rise will combine with a cyclical change in the moon's orbit to make sunny day flooding much more common.
Popular Science’s favorite stories of 2020
13 staff recommendations worth revisiting.
Saving historical landmarks from climate change could mean altering them
From Venice to Chan Chan, preservationists need to work with communities to come up with a plan.
Ice sheets can melt much faster than we thought
Thousands of years ago, an Antarctic glacier receded faster than we’ve ever seen, and it has glaciologists rethinking things.
Mangrove plants flourish on coastlines, but rising seas may outpace them by 2050
The world’s mangroves are under threat from climate change
The Pentagon aims to bridge the divide between climate believers and deniers
U.S. military leaders have to plan for operations all over the world, so they can’t afford to ignore climate change or the debate its causes.
Indonesia’s capital is sinking, but climate change isn’t the only culprit
There are other environmental issues at play.
The weirdest things we learned this week: Rats with fetishes and America’s first banana
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
High-tide floods are becoming more common, and it’s costing businesses
Stores can't operate with inches of water inside them, but climate change is making these sunny day floods far more frequent.