The article in Scientific American falls under climate category and vehemently gives a prediction on how coastlines of countries across the world are likely to be affected by melting ice in different places. The article is written by Chelsea Harvey, a recognized freelance journalist who specializes in science and writes more about environmental health and policies. Some of environmental articles she has authored include how global carbon emissions have consistently rose in three consecutive years, the link between Epidemics and climate change in Ancient China and how ice sheet is melting from the bottom up in Greenland.