Sunday, May 12, 2013

The effects of global warming: How American cities will look if sea level rises

Jefferson Monument, 2013 & after 25 foot sea level rise

Still don't think global warming is real? These photos, showing American cities as they are now and as they will be if sea level rises, may be your game changer. Artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm has compiled renderings of popular tourist destinations nearly under water. They're meant to project the impact of a rising sea level due to global warming - and to bring the alarming results to life. The Jefferson Monument is seen here as it is today (l.) and as it would be if sea level rose 25 feet. If scientists' predictions about global warming are correct, this is what many popular destinations in America could eventually look like ... Read More