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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Sea Level Rise Predictions Have Little Effect On Florida Real Estate

Road under water in South Florida (Kenny Malone/WLRN)

(Kenny Malone/WLRN)

Sea level rise is one of the most pronounced effects of climate change. The latest projection from the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has seas levels rising anywhere from 0.8 to 3.2 feet by the end of the century. That can mean big changes for coastal communities.

This week we are running a series of reports looking at the impact of rising seas on South Florida. Today: How the real estate market is reacting. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Karen Rundlet of WLRN reports.

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