Living with rising seas and a warming world


    Increased flooding. More powerful storms.  Hotter temperatures. When we hear about climate change, it is often framed as a threat to future generations. But the impacts of climate change are already being felt by many. That is especially true in low-lying parts of the mid-Atlantic, where residents and policy makers already live with, and plan for, rising seas.  

    Listen to our continuing coverage below: 

    Local officials on the New Jersey shore plan for climate change and sea level rise without clear guidance from the state.
     A Delaware farmer is losing crop land to the encroaching sea.
    An inner-city neighborhood in Wilmington, Del., is plagued by increased flooding and contemplates retreat.
    Scientists study how quickly some of Philadelphia’s last remaining wetlands are disappearing. 



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