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US: Florida’s vulnerability to sea level rise attracts congressional attention

21 Apr 2014, WRI

The threats facing Florida are clearly significant, and the increasing attention the state is receiving from Congress is encouraging. The scope of climate change impacts, however, extends well beyond the coastline of Florida to communities throughout the United States...


General Facts
  • Population: 857 million (2005)
  • Density: 20 per sq km
  • Total Area: 42,322 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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