Sea Rise Threatens Over $40bn Worth Of National Parks Infrastructure

Sea Rise Threatens Over $40bn Worth Of National Parks InfrastructureAlarming recent reports are suggesting that the rise in sea levels could threaten over $40bn worth of national infrastructure and natural assets, providing further evidence of the economic threat that global warming provides. Across the country with sites ranging from the Boston National Historic Park, the Recreation Area in New York City to Golden Gate National Recreation – and many more in-between – policy makers are increasingly vocal in the need to act soon to minimize the potential damage that these historic sites are facing.

The threat posed by rising sea levels towards such places is nothing new – it has always been a closely …

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