Rising Seas from Melting Ice Caps
OK carbon emitters and deniers, you’ve ignored the warnings and now you are getting the results. Cities like Norfolk and Miami as well as the military are planning on building sea walls, raising buildings and fortifying themselves, but they’re in a long race with a relentless rising tide that is picking up speed. If you’re in naval facilities, that means billions in repairs. Great news for infrastructure contractors and really bad news for taxpayers. NPR published this advanced NOAA report here.
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