Physical sciences/Earth sciences/Oceanography/Oceans/Sea level/Sea level change/Sea level rise
In the historic Maryland town of Annapolis, tidal flooding driven by the rising sea led to a loss of about 3,000 visitors and up to $172,000 lost revenue for eight businesses in 2017.
The science journalism awards, administered by AAAS since their inception in 1945, honor distinguished reporting for a general audience.
A federal report strengthens global climate change findings, giving policymakers evidence to develop responses, said Rush Holt, CEO of AAAS.
Science Diplomacy at Work to Help Isolated Island Atoll of Kiribati Survive, Preserve Its Culture as Sea Levels Threaten Its Existence