Jacquie Ayala (L) and Amanda Lawrence stand in a flooded street as they and others call on the presidential candidates to talk about their plans to fight climate change on October 18, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Climate

A ‘Hot Spot’ for Sea Level Rise Whips Up Trouble in the Southeast

Along a stretch of Atlantic shore from the Outer Banks to Miami, sea levels are rising up to six times faster than the global average.

Published On 08/28/2017
5:33 PM EDT
'The thing that we love about living here is having all this beautiful water around us. Yet it is becoming more of a nuisance, and it can become dangerous very quickly.'