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Florida Will Be The First State To Swing On Climate

September 24, 2019

Via: Forbes

Worry over climate change is making its way up the political food chain, and the state where the issue is climbing fastest is Florida. Of the 25 U.S. cities most vulnerable to rising seas, 22 are located in the political swing state. Miami, where sunny-day flooding has become routine, ranks number two globally in terms of expected economic losses due to climate-related flooding. With each hurricane season, Florida seems to have ever more near misses like the recent Hurricane Dorian that are clearly fatal bullets dodged. As 2017’s Hurricane Irma and 2018’s Hurricane Michael attest, the state isn’t always so fortunate.

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