Study finds sea level rise has eroded millions in relative home values

The Block Island Times published an article in 2019 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

Study predicts what Fishers might look like in 2034 after a category 3 hurricane.

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 floodfactor.com.

 

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