New York Times maps sea level rise

I’ve been seeing maps like these for years, but now that they’ re in the New York Times, I’m guessing (hoping?) more people will take notice.

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  1. The maps are helpful.

    But the lead-in to the article says “without engineered protection”, leading one to believe that barriers can be built to solve the problem.

    If sea levels rise and you block it from one location–you are forcing the water to flood another location even worse. And whose location gets flooded? It won’t be the billionaires.

    Not a solution–just a way to hide the problem.