Alejandra Borunda, National Geographic, Nov. 4, 2019

On Monday, the United States officially began the process of pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement, an international deal struck in 2016 that aimed to keep greenhouse gas emissions low enough to keep Earth’s climate-induced warming to under 2 degrees Celsius (3.7 degrees Fahrenheit). But even if the US stayed in the agreement, finds new research published in Proceedings of the National Academy Sciences on Monday, there are long-tail, unavoidable consequences for the world’s coastlines. Read More