Hurricane Florence: NC banned sea level rise science

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Hurricane Florence: NC banned sea level rise science

Postby FlyingPenguin » Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:48 pm

North Carolina legislators voted in 2012 to ban the use of a report that showed the ocean could rise as much as 39 inches by 2100.

Now, with Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas, and thousands evacuating from the coast, that decision is once again making national headlines and drawing criticism from those who say state leaders who approved the bill were nearsighted.



https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local ... 87205.html
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