June 22 — Sea level rise in the contiguous United States is expected to make tidal flooding worse, which puts 311,000 homes worth about $117.5 billion at risk of chronic flooding over the next 30 years, according to a study from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The number of at-risk homes is projected to climb to 2.4 million, worth $912 billion, by the end of the century.
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