The Surprisingly Complex Way That Scientists Measure Sea Level

Most of us have probably never given a second thought as to how sea level is determined. It's basically where the ocean starts, right? Not even close. It turns out there are countless factors that have to be taken into account because the oceans simply aren't at the same level all around the world. » 11/25/13 3:20pm 11/25/13 3:20pm

Landmark UN Report Blames Humans For Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has this morning a landmark report which places the blame for climate change squarely at the feet of humankind. » 9/27/13 5:25am 9/27/13 5:25am

The Embassy of Drowned Nations

As sea levels rise, an extraordinary population shift will place immense stress on cities around the world. Where will global warming refugees go? One design team envisions an "Embassy of the Drowned Nations" to provide asylum, and a fresh start. » 8/20/10 1:40pm 8/20/10 1:40pm