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Gulf Coast and U.S. East Coast experienced among the fastest rates of sea level rise between 1955 and 2003.  Source: Figure 15 from written testimony by James J. McCarthy submitted to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works based on Milne, 2008. Astronomy and Geophysics.

Full committee hearing entitled, “Update on the Latest Climate Change Science and Local Adaptation Measures.”

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About the author: Brenda Ekwurzel is a senior climate scientist and assistant director of climate research and analysis at UCS. She has expertise on many aspects of climate variability including Arctic Ocean and sea ice, wildfires, groundwater, and coastal erosion. She holds a Ph.D. in isotope geochemistry from Columbia University (Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory). See Brenda's full bio.

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