Moving to Higher Ground: Rising Sea Level and the Path Forward (SIGNED EDITION)


“In this extraordinary book, John Englander gives us valuable historical perspective, fascinating insights, and powerful data about what is happening now, and sound thinking about where we go from here…”Senator Angus King, U.S. Senator from Maine

“… a timely, very well-written and outstanding book on the greatest threat facing humanity today: climate change and sea level rise.”Jean-Michel Cousteau, President, Ocean Futures Society

"…The climate emergency is like nothing that human civilization has ever faced… We have passed a “tipping point”, and John Englander’s excellent book clearly makes the case for many meters of higher sea level… fair warning of the profound change coming…"Sir David King, Founder & Chair, Cambridge Centre for Climate Repair, Cambridge, England

“John Englander has again written a timely, incisive, and important book. Moving to Higher Ground explains the crises we are facing and offers positive ways to accommodate the challenges we will encounter. … a must read for all people.”Christine Todd Whitman, former New Jersey governor and EPA administrator

“In Moving to Higher Ground, John Englander takes the vital next step in discussing sea level rise. In simple yet memorable terms, Englander explains the science behind the shocking impacts to come, and discusses what we must do as a society to prepare for these inevitable, life-changing ramifications.”Jeff Berardelli, CBS-TV News Meteorologist and Climate Specialist

“I think Moving to Higher Ground is one of the best books I have ever read, period, leaving novels out of it – crystal clear, clean, simple without condescending, un-sensationalist. In a sense it is difficult to consider what to write about SLR and the book because it's an embarrassment of riches.”Ruth Schuster, Senior Editor / Science, Haaretz Newspaper, Tel Aviv

“There’s no question that the ocean is on the move, and so many communities will need to move as well.” ―Bill McKibben, Founder of

Release Date::
April 2021