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?
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Two new studies find that glaciers in the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) have begun the process of irreversible collapse, which could lead to WAIS's collapse in a few centuries. That would mean 10 to 13 feet of sea level rise, PLUS whatever Greenland and the rest of Antarctica causes.