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Florida’s building code doesn’t take sea rise into account. That could change this year.

Florida’s building code doesn’t take sea rise into account. That could change this year.

The last time the Florida building code changed, it required any new construction along the coast to elevate buildings a whole foot. Now, a new study suggests that may not be enough and calls for yet another foot.

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New Projections Show That South Florida Is In For Even More Sea Level Rise

New Projections Show That South Florida Is In For Even More Sea Level Rise

The timeline for South Florida to prepare for sea level rise just sped up a little. New projections show the region is in for higher seas, faster.

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Shocking New Maps Show How Sea Level Rise Will Destroy Coastal Cities By 2050

Shocking New Maps Show How Sea Level Rise Will Destroy Coastal Cities By 2050

A new Climate Central research report released this week finds hundreds of millions more people than previously known live on land at risk from coastal flooding linked to climate change.

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Stillwright Point nears 80 days of flooding

Stillwright Point nears 80 days of flooding

Stillwright Point, which lingers in the wake of re-surging bay waters following last week’s full moon and king tide, may be targeted for road elevation sooner than originally planned.

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Florida Climate Change Planners Project Greater Sea Level Rise

Florida Climate Change Planners Project Greater Sea Level Rise

New projections show more sea level rise inundating South Florida by 2060.

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Virginia Beach considers a program to buy out or elevate homes in danger of flooding

Virginia Beach considers a program to buy out or elevate homes in danger of flooding

To protect more homes from future flooding and to lower flood insurance rates, Virginia Beach is considering funding a local program to buy out or elevate at-risk properties throughout the city.

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U.S. flood risk model to be publicly available in boon for homebuyers

U.S. flood risk model to be publicly available in boon for homebuyers

A climate research organization will offer access to a risk model that predicts the probability of flooding for homes across the United States, giving the public a look at the data institutional investors use to gauge risk.

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