American Icons Threatened by Sea Level Rise: In Pictures

Climate Central: Long-term sea level rise set in motion by near-term carbon emissions threatens major American icons. Here we present paired images showing how the Pentagon, the Wall Street Bull, and the Googleplex — symbols of American military, economic, and technological might — could fare under scenarios of business as usual vs. a sharp transition to clean energy. In the first image for each pair, we show projections of eventual sea level rise that would be locked in following 7.2°F (4°C) of warming from carbon......

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