As climate changes, sea-level rise a coastal concern

Tasley Eastern Shore News: Inch by inch along parts of the Atlantic Coast, global climate change is running in what scientists warn is geology’s version of fast-forward -- swamping and eroding beaches, wetlands and farm fields. Shorelines from North Carolina to Boston are in a “hotspot” for sea-level rise and will see water levels rise at double the rate of most places on the planet, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The doubling is largely because of a geologic double whammy. Delaware also has the lowest average......

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