While rising seas are now inevitable, we are far from helpless. By making hard choices--including uprooting citizens, changing where and how we build, and developing a coordinated national response--we can save property, and ultimately lives. With unassailable research and practical insights, The Rising Sea is a critical first step in understanding the threat and keeping our headsabove water.
Intro Title Page Copyright Page Dedication Table of Contents Preface Chapter 1: Living on the Edge Chapter 2: Why the Sea Is Rising Chapter 3: Predicting the Unpredictable Chapter 4: The 800-Pound Gorillas Chapter 5: A Sea of Denial Chapter 6: The Living Coasts Chapter 7: People and the Rising Sea Chapter 8: Ground Zero: The Mississippi Delta Chapter 9: Sounding Retreat References Acknowledgments Index.
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