28 Jul '11, 5pm

Deep trouble: American cities, water, and climate change [SLIDESHOW]

Deep trouble: American cities, water, and climate change [SLIDESHOW]

“Sea level rise threatens the very existence of the Florida Keys, owing to their low elevation,” according to the report. The effects are already being felt in places like Ramrod Key, above. In nearby Miami, the Biscayne Aquifer, the city’s main drinking water source, is threatened by sea level rise. “The city proposes efforts such as incorporating climate change into long-term planning.”

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