The human fingerprints on coastal floods

Climate Central: There are human fingerprints on thousands of U.S. coastal floods -- and countless more the world over. We have known for a long time that sea level is rising. The link to global warming has been both intuitive and evident. Temperatures rise, and satellites watch glaciers and ice sheets shrink; networks of robotic buoys sample ocean waters as they heat and expand. We have also known that coastal floods are increasing. The link to sea level rise is clear. A higher starting level means that the......

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