Photo: Daniel PortnoyWayne Pathman: "Unless there are solutions to infrastructure, in some areas you may not be able to get insurance."
Sea leveling: Miami takes on rising tides
Experts predict that the Atlantic Ocean will rise two feet by 2060 – putting the western half of Miami Beach under water. And with the region’s porous limestone base, water is expected to rise from underneath the ground as well as in the oceans – so even taller, stronger seawalls won’t protect the region.
Wayne Pathman, chairman of the Miami Sea Level Rise Committee and the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, talks about what that means for south Florida and what the region needs to do about rising tides.
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