Report: Higher seas mean extreme floods in SC, NC

July 21, 2014 4:49 PM

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — A new analysis of sea level rise concludes that billions of dollars in property and infrastructure is at risk in extreme floods expected along the coast of the Carolinas in coming years.

Climate Central of Princeton, New Jersey, a nonprofit group of scientists and journalists that surveys and conducts climate change studies, released an analysis of the threat faced in South Carolina on Monday while its report for North Carolina was released last week. An analysis for Georgia is due ...

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