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Counting the cost of high-tide flooding in homes abandoned to a rising sea

By 2045, homeowners might abandon more than 300,000 oceanfront properties. By the end of the century, 2.4 million.

Flooding surges in U.S. coastal cities

Flooding surges in U.S. coastal cities, thanks to relentlessly rising sea levels

The incidence of high-tide flooding — also called “sunny day flooding,” “nuisance flooding” or “saltwater flooding” — has increased by 50 percent in just the last eight years, a new report says.

Lyme

As Lyme goes global, a new book sees it as 'first epidemic of climate change'

U.S. policy has "minimized, underestimated and politicized" the infection, discouraging swift and cheap treatments.

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