Study: Sea level rise has already sunk Carolinas beach property values — by $1.6 billion

This article discusses how property values along the Atlantic Coast have dropped because of climate change.

Scientists at First Street Foundation — a technology nonprofit dedicated to increasing awareness of sea level rise — used data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Geological Survey, local governments, the National Weather Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to estimate flood risks.

Scientists used data from local governments to determine changes to property values over time.

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