Miami Faces Future of Rising Seas
|11/22/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Sue Brogan’s street is barely above sea level on a good day.
During autumn’s “king tides,” when the sun and moon align to create the highest tides of the year, Biscayne Bay backs up through storm drains and flows into Brogan’s street, in Miami’s low-lying Shorecrest neighborhood.
Roads flood. The salt water rusts cars and kills greenery. For now, it’s mostly a nuisance several days a year. But Brogan knows it’s only going to get worse.
“It’s more of a warning situation. Where is it going to go from this?” she asks.
Climate change is expected to raise sea levels a minimum of three-quarters read more >>>