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  Some residents are wary of the $1.45 billion system of seawalls and floodgates that will elevate the East River Park and protect 110,000 New Yorkers from coastal storms and flooding.  By Brahmjot Kaur June 25, 2021 Carlos Jusino has lived in the Lower East Side of Manhattan for over 35 ...
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By Michelle Li The Associated Press/Report for America CHARLESTON, S.C. » Vickie Hicks, who weaves intricate sweetgrass baskets in Charleston, South Carolina’s historic city market, remembers climbing onto the table at her grandmother’s booth downtown when the floodwaters rushed by. Decades l...
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
After decades of delays, sea walls to defend Venice from high water went up Saturday. The tide reached 4 feet and water in the lagoon remained stready. If the walls had not been raised St Mark's Square would have been flooded about a foot and half. 
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Posted by on in Ocean/Seas/Coastlines
Coastal cities worldwide would face a reduced threat from sea level rise if society reduced greenhouse gas emissions, with especially significant benefits for New York and other U.S. East Coast cities, new research indicates. The study, by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
President Barack Obama walks to board Marine One Friday, June 19, 2015, at the Santa Monica, Calif, landing zone en route to tape a podcast interview with comedian Marc Maron in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)  WASHINGTON - Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 5...
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