Between 2010 and 2017 more than 700 homes in Delaware — worth roughly $500 million — were built on land that’s projected to be inundated at least once a year on average by 2050 unless pricey measures are taken to keep the water away.
Sea level rise will threaten hundreds of thousands of homes in the coming decades — and many communities have built a striking number of new homes in the future flood zone.
Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.
100 important military bases across the U.S. are warming from climate change, contributing to the increase in extreme weather that stresses our military.
Minor floods, and the damage and disruption they cause, have grown far more common in the last few decades.
Flooding at high tide is increasing along coastal communities in the U.S., and it’s going to get much more common with climate change.
Extreme rainfall is happening more often in a warming world, especially in the past few years in the U.S.