These shocking images reveal what sea level rise will look like in some of the world’s most iconic places

These shocking images reveal what sea level rise will look like in some of the world’s most iconic places

Climate Central Long-term sea level rise set in motion by near-term carbon emissions threatens major coastal cities across the world. Here we present paired images showing how iconic locations — in London, Shanghai, Mumbai, Sydney, Rio de Janeiro, Durban and New York — could fare under scenarios of business as usual vs. a sharp transition to

Texas county hides details of next Jade Helm-style war games — and hopes to avoid freakout this time

Texas county hides details of next Jade Helm-style war games — and hopes to avoid freakout this time

Tom Boggioni Officials in Bastrop County, Texas — which was the epicenter of Jade Helm hysteria this past summer — have approved another military exercise in the area next year but are keeping the details secret to avoid the craziness this time. According to the Statesman, Bastrop County commissioners approved a request on Monday from

Benedict Cumberbatch defends his ‘f*ck the politicians’ speech supporting refugees

Benedict Cumberbatch defends his ‘f*ck the politicians’ speech supporting refugees

Agence France-Presse Star actor Benedict Cumberbatch has defended a speech in which he attacked politicians for their response to the refugee crisis while performing on stage in London. The 39-year-old star of “Sherlock” and film “The Imitation Game” gave a speech last month criticising the British government for not doing enough to help refugees from

Louisiana’s employment rates under fire as Gov. Bobby Jindal touts state’s economy

Louisiana’s employment rates under fire as Gov. Bobby Jindal touts state’s economy

International Business Times

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal during the Republican debate in Milwaukee on Tuesday was asked to address his state’s record on employment, and his view of the Louisiana economy did not seem to align with that of the moderators, who pointed out that the unemployment rate there is higher than the national average. “We have more people…

Santorum says he respects Democrats ‘because they fight’

Santorum says he respects Democrats ‘because they fight’

International Business Times

Santorum Says He Respects Democrats

During the Fox Business Channel presidential debate, moderators asked the cRepublican presidential andidates who in the Democratic Party they respect. While Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal deflected the question and led his fellow White House hopefuls to do the same, Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum ultimately circled back and answered the question, and then some. “You know who…

Chris Christie attacks Clinton — but not GOP rivals

Chris Christie attacks Clinton — but not GOP rivals

International Business Times

Perhaps the most heated battle at Tuesday night’s undercard Republican primary debate wasn’t between GOP candidates — it involved New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. Christie, who was dropped from the mainstage GOP debate to the kid’s table last week due to low poll numbers, kept pivoting from his rivals to the…