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Source: Wired

A new report from Zillow found that rising sea levels will impact more than 300,000 households in coastal cities around the country over the next 30 years.

The report noted that if greenhouse gas emissions continue on their current trajectory, the number of families who will be impacted by flooding will continue to grow and will impact more than $120 billion in residences.

Data was pulled from both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration combined with data from the Real Estate company.

More than 2 million homes are at risk, according to the report, in areas of Florida, New Jersey and New York. Additionally, millions of Americans living on the coast will have to move as a result of sea level rise.

Read Full Story: Wired

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New Report: Rising Sea Levels to Impact 300,000 Homes on U.S. Coasts

AP, Environment, News |