U.S. Cities Lag in Race against Rising Seas

Posted by Mike Confino, January 18, 2015

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In December, residents in Marin, a county in the northern part of the San Francisco Bay Area nestled across from the Golden Gate Bridge, woke up to find that some of their roadways, docks and parking lots were underwater.

Unlike in past years, when the king tides—unusually high tides that occur when the sun and moon are closer to the Earth—were accompanied by stormy weather, residents this year were faced with just some minor flooding.

via U.S. Cities Lag in Race against Rising Seas – Scientific American.

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