Short Wave: When The Tides Keep Getting Higher

As sea levels rise from climate change, coastal communities face a greater risk of chronic flooding.

Climate scientist Astrid Caldas and her colleagues have looked at where it’s happening now and where it could happen in the future as the tides keep getting higher.

Follow host Maddie Sofia on Twitter @maddie_sofia. Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brit Hanson and edited by Viet Le.

 

Short Wave Podcast

It’s science for everyone, using a lot of creativity and a little humor. Join host Maddie Sofia for science on a different wavelength.


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Climate Change, Natural Disasters, Oceanography
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7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, Adults

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