Folding Water http://kalw.org en Getting ready for rising seas in the Bay Area http://kalw.org/post/getting-ready-rising-seas-bay-area <p></p><p></p><p>In 1995, the movie Waterworld predicted catastrophic changes to the earth’s sea levels, and painted a picture of the chaos that resulted when the water rose and society collapsed.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The movie was a flop. But it got one thing right: scientists say melting glaciers are already contributing to rising sea levels, and that they’ll melt faster in the next century. Changes in the Bay Area—which has over a thousand miles of shoreline—could be dramatic.</span></p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 23:26:00 +0000 Aaron Mendelson 27640 at http://kalw.org Getting ready for rising seas in the Bay Area