Seattle predicts climate change will cause flooding by 2050

KOMO News: City planners are reporting that parts of Seattle could be flooded by 2050 due to climate change. Seattle Public Utilities has released a map illustrating that rising seas levels could flood parts of West Seattle, Georgetown, South Park, Harbor Island, Interbay and Golden Gardens in 40 years. “Climate change is an immediate and critical challenge,” City Councilmember Mike O’Brien, chair of the Energy & Environment Committee said. “We are already seeing impacts in Seattle from extreme events, such......

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