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12/03/2018

Sea Level Rise Sinks Mississippi Home Values by More Than $263 Million

Scientists from First Street Foundation and Columbia University analyzed recent housing market trends in Mississippi and found home values lost $263.8 million from 2005 to 2017 due to sea level rise flooding.

12/03/2018

Sea Level Rise Sinks Alabama Home Values by More Than $157 Million

Scientists from First Street Foundation and Columbia University analyzed recent housing market trends in Alabama and found home values lost $157.9 million from 2005 to 2017 due to sea level rise flooding.

10/17/2018

Sea level rise observed since 1970 responsible for 43% of homes impacted by Hurricane Irma’s storm surge

Scientists from the non-profit First Street Foundation have found that sea level rise since 1970 caused an additional 57,000 homes to be impacted by Hurricane Irma’s storm surge. (See Methodology)

09/24/2018

Sea level rise responsible for 20% of the homes impacted by Hurricane Florence’s storm surge

Scientists from the non-profit First Street Foundation have found that sea level rise since 1970 caused Hurricane Florence’s storm surge to significantly affect more than 11,000 homes. (See Methodology)

08/23/2018

As the seas have been rising, Tri-State home values have been sinking.

Scientists from the non-profit First Street Foundation analyzed recent housing market trends in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and found $6.7 billion has been lost in home value from 2005 to 2017 due to sea level rise flooding.

07/25/2018

As the seas have been rising, home values have been sinking.

Scientists from the non-profit First Street Foundation find $7.4 billion has been lost in home value across 5 coastal states from 2005 to 2017 due to sea level rise flooding.


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09/12/18 - Philadelphia Business Journal

08/31/18 - The Virginia Mercury

8/10/18 - Sarasota-Herald Tribune

8/1/18 - WPBB (B98.7-Tampa Radio)

7/31/18 - Wilkes Journal-Patriot

7/25/18 - WUNC (NC Public Radio)

6/22/18 - El Nuevo Herald