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Rising Waters

HOW MUCH WILL THE TEMPERATURE RISE?

TWO DEGREES CENTIGRADE
The short video Two°C shows how a flooded New York City would look as a result of a two-degree rise (3.6 Fahrenheit) in global temperature. It's stomach-turning because it seems so little like science fiction.


THREE DEGREES CENTIGRADE
The Guardian reports on the U.N.'s of assessment of a The three-degree world: the cities that will be drowned by global warming. Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Osaka fare especially badly.


FOUR DEGREES CENTIGRADE
From Mapping Choices: more than half a billion people live on land that would be threatened by this a four-degree rise in temperature.


AFTER THE DELUGE

The new Dutch 6-part series The Swell on Sundance is so compelling because it now requires no suspension of disbelief to imagine the biggest storm in Europe's history upending life in the lowlands.



ONE WAY OR ANOTHER

In The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World, journalist Jeff Goodell lays out the case.



ON OUR OWN SHORES

NYC's Department of City Planning's Flood Hazard Mapper delineates at-risk locales.



SCIENCE FICTION, FOR NOW

Kim Stanley Robinson imagines New York 2140.







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