Friday, February 8, 2013

The Scary Truth About How Much Climate Change is Costing You - NationalJournal.com

The Scary Truth About How Much Climate Change is Costing You - NationalJournal.com: "And the story gets worse. A 2012 study by the U.S. Geological Survey determined that sea levels along the East Coast will rise three to four times faster than the global average. The study named Norfolk, New York City, and Boston as the three metro areas most vulnerable to the devastating effects of rising sea levels—ranging from the dramatic increase in storm surge, as winds scoop up water from the sea and dump more of it farther from the coast than ever before, to the steady erosion of roads, buildings, and arable soil as seawater creeps inland."
When the true cost of climate disruption is finally charged against fossil fuels. The fossil fuel industry will lose at least half of its asset value.

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