What Does U.S. Look Like With 10 Feet of Sea Level Rise?

Posted by Mike Confino, June 20, 2014

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New research indicates that climate change has already triggered an unstoppable decay of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. The projected decay will lead to at least 4 feet of accelerating global sea level rise within the next two-plus centuries, and at least 10 feet of rise in the end.

What does the U.S. look like with an ocean that is 10 feet higher? The radically transformed map would lose 28,800 square miles of land, home today to 12.3 million people.

via What Does U.S. Look Like With 10 Feet of Sea Level Rise? | Climate Central.

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