Aristos Georgiou, Newsweek, April 17, 2020
By 2100, city streets in some coastal U.S. cities could experience flooding every day, making urban waterfronts practically uninhabitable, if sea levels continue to rise as expected.
Extreme flooding events in some coastal areas of the country could double every five years, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports.
For their research, a team of scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS,) the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the University of Hawaii, examined data on water levels along the U.S. coastline and compared this with sea level rise projections. Read More
Report in Scientific Journal: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-62188-4