It's About Florida: Understanding the Impact of Rising Sea Levels
Florida deals with hurricanes, floods, and droughts. Now a more insidious threat promises to make Florida one of the world’s most vulnerable areas. Sea level rise will continue to damage Florida’s coastal ecosystems and its inland water systems. Salt water intrusion into coastal aquifers, failure of vital drainage canals, and periodic flooding at high tides are already newspaper headlines. Trimmel Gomes traveled to Boca Raton for the Sea Level Rise to talk with experts.
Ricardo Alvarez, Research Associate, Florida Center for Environmental Studies at Florida Atlantic University
Len Berry, Director, Florida Center for Environmental Studies at Florida Atlantic University
Mike Cullum, Director of Engineering, St. Johns River Water Management District
Rafe Pomerance, Senior Fellow, Clean Air Cool Planet
Ben Strauss, Executive Director, Climate Central