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Find out if your house will be underwater by 2100

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We all know sea levels are rising — since 1880, global sea levels have risen by about 8 inches, and the rate of rise is increasing every year — but what sort of effect can we expect these increases to have on our day-to-day lives?

One way to measure their impact is to forecast the direct effect that rising seas will have on where we live. The folks at Climate Central have put together an interactive map application that lets you see how rising seas will effect coastal regions of the United States over the next century. The map offers an impressive level of detail, allowing you to zoom down to the level of individual neighborhoods and linking to statistics, factsheets,and even action plans.


The entire applet is built around 2 recently published, peer reviewed papers, which you can read here (no subscription required): [1, 2].

So is your home at risk of being underwater by 2100? 2080? Or even 2050? Find out. [Climate Central]