Climate Wire: Hundreds of communities face frequent flooding in 18 years — study By Adam Aton

July 12, 2017

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Researchers at the Union of Concerned Scientists have compiled an analysis of chronic flooding in coastal communities in the continental U.S. in a new report, When Rising Seas Hit Home. An interactive tool allows users to follow projections of when flooding will become unmanageable for communities. More than 90 communities already face chronic inundation, and Miami Beach is projected to face chronic inundation in the future.