If the waters are rising around you, and your current course of action must inevitably lead to your total inundation and death, is that “drowning”? Common sense says, yes -- which means Miami and the Everglades and all of South Florida are drowning.
The latest scientific observations provide strong evidence we are headed toward the high end of sea level projections. We now know devastating storm surges will become routine on the East Coast. This raises the question: What year will coastal property values crash?