New York Seas to Rise Twice as Much as Rest of U.S.

New York Seas to Rise Twice as Much as Rest of U.S.

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New York. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Sea levels around New York City and much of the U.S. Northeast will rise twice as much as in other parts of the United States this century, according to new climate models (U.S. Northeast map).

Driven by changes in ocean circulation, the rapid sea level rise will bring increased risk of damage from hurricanes and winter storm surges, researchers say…

Read Full Article, National Geographic

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