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Waves crash over a house in Scituate, Massachusetts, during a storm on March 2, 2018.

We asked 12 climate scientists where they’d live in the US to avoid future natural disasters. Here’s what they said.

Cities like Portland, Tulsa, and Minneapolis rank among the preferred locations for avoiding effects of climate change.

A staggering map shows how 11 US cities could swell as people move to avoid rising seas

A new study modeled how 6 feet of sea-level rise could displace residents of US coastlines by 2100 — and where they might go.
Ice melt forms gushing white water in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland on August 1, 2019.

Greenland’s ice is melting 7 times faster than it did in the early 90s — suggesting scientists’ worst-case predictions may come true...

As our planet and its oceans warm, the polar ice sheets are melting at accelerated rates. Greenland's average yearly ice loss is 262 billion tons.
A homeless man in San Francisco holds a sign asking for spare change.

San Francisco has turned into a nightmare. Here’s how to fix the city in the next 10 years.

San Francisco is transforming into a city that only the wealthy few can afford. The next decade could be a defining period in its history.
The Woolsey Fire burns in Agoura Hills, California, on November 9, 2018.

California is becoming unlivable, according to science

In the past decade, California has seen a devastating drought, deadly earthquakes and fires, and skyrocketing homelessness.
Citizens in Miami, Florida contend with high-tide flooding.

Far more people are threatened by rising seas than scientists realized, a study shows: ‘The magnitude of the numbers speaks for itself’

A new study suggests that far more people could experience the consequences of coastal flooding than earlier estimates suggested.
Dark clouds pass over downtown Miami.

Scientists say these 11 major cities could become unlivable within 80 years

Some of the world's most popular cities could experience unbearable living conditions because of climate change.
The ship Arctic Sunrise surrounded by ice floes in the ocean near Svalbard, Norway.

Sea levels are projected to rise 3 feet within 80 years, according to a new UN report. Hundreds of millions of people could be displaced.

By the end of the century, global sea levels may be 3 feet higher due to melting ice sheets, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reports.

Indonesia is spending $33 billion to move its capital from a sinking city to an island where forests have been burning

The nation's new capital city, Borneo, has been plagued by deforestation, which releases high amounts of carbon dioxide.
Dhaka, Bangladesh, is sinking due to rising sea levels.

11 sinking cities that could soon be underwater

Here are 11 sinking cities that are in danger of disappearing due to climate change and rising sea levels.