June 21, 2016
Casco Bay waters rose by an unprecedented 5 inches during a peak period during 2009-2010.
Many cities and communities in Maine and beyond are starting to plan for the impacts of sea level rise on their infrastructures, homes, and businesses. Between 4.2 million and 13.1 million US residents could be displaced by sea level rise by the year 2100, according to a study published in Nature Climate Change.
Look into the future of coastal flooding throughout the world with this Risk Zone map developed by Climate Central, a non-profit science and news organization.