it might be wise to reconsider buying waterfront property on the East coast of the United States. A new report by the U.S. Geological Survey finds that sea-levels are rising four times faster along the east coast of the U.S. than they are globally. This sea level rise will increase the likelihood of flooding and high intensity storms in major cities along the east coast like New York, Boston, and even Washington, DC.
But that’s just the start of it. The International Energy Agency is warning that if carbon emissions continue increasing at their current rate – then global temperatures will increase by six degrees Celsius by 2100, killing off most of the animals on the planet – and threatening the survival of the entire human species.
The writing on the wall is clear – our planet and our species are in danger. Unfortunately, Republicans in Congress continue to plug their ears and close their eyes in the face of growing climate change evidence, just as their oil baron campaign donors pay them to do