The most vulnerable coastal communities sit only a few feet above sea level and are already getting wet at some high tides. Scientists estimate the sea will rise another 2 feet to 4 feet in the next 50 years.
University of Hawaii professor and climate expert Chip Fletcher says he has personally experienced political interference under the Trump Administration when sharing research he worked on with colleagues from federal agencies.
A new United Nations scientific report examines how global warming and land interact in a vicious cycle. Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the land, while the way people use the land is making global warming worse.