January 16, 2011

Climate change: Rising waters threaten North Carolina

Climate change is carving its name into North Carolina's retreating shorelines. Water is rising three times faster on the North Carolina than it did a century ago as warming oceans expand and land ice melts. It's the beginning of what a North Carolina science panel expects will be a 1-meter increase by 2100. Planners are taking official notice as they prepare for a wetter world.

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