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400+ U.S. Cities 'Guaranteed' To Be Lost To Sea Level Rise.


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Wow.....I blame it on global warming. 

 

 

 

Source:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/us-cities-sea-level-threats_561d338fe4b0c5a1ce60a45c

 

Millions of Americans live in places where it's too late to slow the threat of rising sea levels, anew study warns, and researchers are hoping those findings will serve as a call to action for cities that can still be saved by cutting carbon emissions. 

The study, published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, examines how much rising sea levels will affect cities across the United States over time if carbon emissions stay the same or decrease. The most startling finding is that 414 towns and cities have already passed their lock-in date, or the point at which it's guaranteed that more than half the city's populated land will eventually be underwater no matter how much humans decrease carbon emissions; it's just a matter of when.

 

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