Study: Rising sea levels could flood more than 5,500 Texas homes by 2030

This article discusses how sea level rise will flood thousands of homes.

Thousands of coastal Texas residents may find their homes and bank accounts under water as early as 2030 due to as climate change-driven sea level rise according to new estimates released by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a national non-profit advocacy group.

More than 5,500 Texas homes will be at risk of chronic flooding from high tides by 2030 assuming aggressive sea level increases, according to the UCSĀ study, which uses Zillow housing data in concert with three different estimates of rising sea levelsĀ from the federal agency National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration.

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