Protecting Charleston From the Rising Tides

February 22, 2020

Last year, the United States spent more than $45 billion dollars after weather and climate events. While South Carolina had a mild hurricane season last year, Charleston, is still vulnerable even without a hurricane. Scientists say climate change is causing the sea level to rise, putting the low-lying port city at risk of more tidal flooding. Matter of Fact Correspondent Jessica Gomez travels to Charleston to see how the state’s largest city is preparing for what could become the city’s greatest threat.



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