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Month: June 2018

Over 300,000 Coastal U.S. Homes Could Flood Every Two Weeks Just 30 Years from Now, Report Says

Over 300,000 Coastal U.S. Homes Could Flood Every Two Weeks Just 30 Years from Now, Report Says

At a Glance More than 300,000 coastal U.S. homes could be flooded regularly by high tides in the next 30 years, a new study finds. The culprit is sea level rise fueled by climate change, which is expected to cause “sunny day” flooding with more regularity in the coming decades. Under a worst-case scenario, these high-tide floods could happen once every two weeks along much of the U.S. coastline. More than 300,000 homes along the United States coastline could face…

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