Florida Most at Risk for Sea Level Rise Impact

A New York Times article, published today in the Environment section presents the risks of climate change and sea level rise on coastal communities where nearly 3.7 million live, more than half of them in Florida. The Southeast is predicted to be the most adversely affected in the U.S. because of low lying coastal areas. Residents of Florida’s densely packed coastlines will see impacts of increased and more frequent flooding and salt water water intrusion. Source: The New York Times online, March 14, 2012.