Researchers have found that by reducing certain pollutants from being released into the atmosphere may slow down sea level rise. Valerie Smock tells us what they are. Researchers have been searching for ways to help prevent coastal areas from rising sea levels. According to a new study, they may have found a solution. By reducing emissions of certain pollutants, that rise may slow. This study noted that by reducing four pollutants (methane, tropospheric ozone, hydrofluorocarbons and black carbon) that cycle relatively quickly through the atmosphere could temporarily prevent the rate of sea level rise by about 25 to 50 percent. An increase of that nature could submerge portions of densely populated coastal communities, such as New York City, Miami or Tokyo, especially when storm surges hit.
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Multiple systems, including Tropical Rainstorm Cindy, will combine forces to raise the risk of flash flooding in parts of the northeastern United States into Saturday.
Downpours will increase along Mexico’s southern coast into Monday as the next tropical depression or storm in the eastern Pacific Basin attempts to form.
Cooler air will continue to pour across the United Kingdom this weekend, providing relief from the longest June heatwave in more than 40 years.
Much cooler air with temperatures more typical of mid- to late September will sweep across the Great Lakes and Northeast this weekend into next week.
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A welcome period of more seasonable conditions will grace Germany this weekend before the risk of stronger thunderstorms returns around the middle of next week.
Dangerous heat swelled in the United Kingdom and southwestern United States while Tropical Storm Cindy barreled across the South.
Areas of the southern United States dealing with the aftermath of Cindy will get a break from hot, humid and stormy conditions by the end of the weekend.