SLR in the News


August 23, 2011

NASA Satellites Detect Pothole on road to Higher Seas (Link)

July 22, 2011

Flood-Prone Land Likely to Increase by 45% -- a Major Challenge to Federal Insurance Program (Link)

July 15, 2011

UN Climate Body Struggling to Pinpoint Rising Sea Levels (Link)

July 5, 2011

North Carolina Most At-Risk Against Risking Sea Levels (Link)

NC Coast Could Change Under New Seawall Pilot Program (Link)

June 25-26, 2011

Kemp et al., 2011, Climate related sea-level variations over the past two millennia. (Link to article)

Responses to publication:

Local versus Global Sea Level Rise- Global Warming Policy Foundation (Link)

Size Matters in Sea Level Studies- Tuscon Citizen (Link)

June 20, 2011

Study details significant sea level rise (Link) (Link2)

Sea Levels in North Carolina-- and Elsewhere--Rising Fast (Link)

June 16, 2011

What will Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Mean for Barrier Islands (Link)

Hurricane storm surge would devastate parts of Peninsula: Gloucester, York, Hampton, Poquoson especially vulnerable (Link)

June 9, 2011

Deal reach to allow four terminal groins along N.C. coast (Link)

June 8, 2011

States Ponder Plans and Budgets for a Future in Which 'Normal' Is Different (Link)

May 8, 2011

Report outlines threat from rising sea level (Link)

April 8, 2011

The NC Beach and Inlet Plan final report is now available on DCM’s website (Link)

May 23, 2011

NC DCM debuts new sea level rise webpage (Link)

March 17, 2011

Sea level rise reconsidered (Link)

February 27, 2011

State panel softens sea level rise policy (Link)

February 25, 2011

Revised Draft CRC Sea Level Rise Policy. NC Coastal Resources Commission made several revisions to a draft policy on Sea Level Rise. The updated draft policy and letter from CRC Chairman Bob Emory is available for review on DCM’s website.  (Link)

February 24, 2011

North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission tones down sea-level rise policy (Link)

February 16, 2011

Coastal Federation studies climate change (Link)

February 15, 2011

Rising seas will affect major US coastal cities by 2100, new research finds (Link)

February 6, 2011

County opposes sea level policy (Link)

January 17, 2011

Rising waters reshape coast (Link)


September 16, 2010

NC Coastal Resources Commission to resume enforcement of time limits on sandbag structures (Link)

March 15, 2010

State Science Panel releases report on sea level rise in NC (Link)

January 14, 2010

NC DENR to host science forum on sea level rise (Link)