The Block Island Times has published an article on a study by First Street Foundation and Columbia University citing the effects the rising sea level has on the housing values, and thus the property taxes a state receives.
“The new study has found that increased sea level rise has “eroded $403.1 million in relative home values” throughout New England between 2005 and 2017.”
Read the full article here: www.blockislandtimes.com: State loses millions in property values due to sea level rise
The map shows flooding predictions in the next 15 years, depending on the cause, be it normal flooding to highest tide to a category 3 hurricane. You can play with this interactive map and see where Fishers Island and other New England areas sit according to floodiq.com.