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

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.

'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.'