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Planning for Sea Level Rise: Weather Channel Highlights the Growing Risks of Rising Seas

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Uploaded on Apr 25, 2013

Sea level is rising -- and at an accelerating rate -- especially along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf of Mexico.

On April 17, 2013, the Union of Concerned Scientists convened a multi-state roundtable of city and county planners and the Army Corps of Engineers to discuss strategies being considered or actively being implemented to protect coastal communities from the increasing risks of rising seas and storm surges along U.S. coastlines.

This segment from the Weather Channel highlights the roundtable event and describes the growing risks of sea level rise, which you can learn more about in this UCS sea level rise infographic (http://www.ucsusa.org/sealevelrise) and fact sheet (http://www.ucsusa.org/sealevelrisesci...).

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