Rising sea level

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Ocean might swallow California sooner than you think

Published: 
Fri, 05/19/2017 (All day)

A slow-moving emergency is lapping at California’s shores— climate-driven sea-level rise that experts now predict could elevate the water in coastal areas up to 10 feet in just 70 years, gobbling up beachfront and overwhelming low-lying cities.

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The Flood Next Time

Published: 
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 9:08am
Category: 
Water

The little white shack at the water’s edge in Lower Manhattan is unobtrusive — so much so that the tourists strolling the promenade at Battery Park the other day did not give it a second glance.