Virginia Waters Down Report On Impacts Of Climate Change After Tea Party Complaints

ThinkProgress: Earlier this year, Virginia’s legislature commissioned a study to determine the impacts of climate change on the state’s shores. After Tea Party complaints, lawmakers approved the report on condition it strike the words "climate change" and "sea level rise" from the title. This week, Virginia released its analysis, under the title "Recurrent Flooding Study for Tidewater Virginia." The report discusses the threat of flooding and rising sea levels to coastal Virginia, but gives less notice to the......

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