Sea Level Rise Doubles Risk of Catastrophic US Flood

Three reports say rising seas endanger continental US

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 14, 2012 8:04 AM CDT

(Newser) – Coastal states are now twice as likely to experience a so-called once-in-a-century flood by 2030, thanks to a global warming-fueled rise in sea levels, according to a trio of reports released today. Census data shows 5 million people are in the danger zone, particularly in...   Read full story »


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