New Data Reveals Hidden Flood Risk Across America

Source: Inside Climate News

The New York Times

Across much of the United States, the flood risk is far greater than government estimates show, new calculations suggest, exposing millions of people to a hidden threat—and one that will only grow as climate change worsens. Under the new calculation, 14.6 million properties are at risk from a 100-year flood as opposed to the 8.7 million properties federal government maps show.

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