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Increased flooding in US coastal cities caused by climate change

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Charleston, South Carolina, endured 219 flooding days between 2005 and 2014, most of which were climate change-driven, new study reports. Photograph: Richard Ellis/Rex/Shutterstock
Climate Central sounds ‘warning bells’ of human impact on rising sea levels with report that coastal flooding days have more than doubled in US since 1980s

March 11, 2016 — Rising sea levels are putting increasing pressure on US coastal cities, with a new analysis showing that human-driven climate change is to blame for three-quarters of the coastal flooding events over the past decade.

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