A new report suggests that by 2050, waters along sections of Elliott Bay levels could rise as much as 44 inches from current levels during storms.
Port of Seattle
Officials Monday released a map showing projected effects of climate change on the waterfront. Dark blue marks places where sea level rise would be most severe. See accompanying article for details.
City of Seattle
Seattle City Councilor Mike O'Brien released a report that provides recommendations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the effects of climate change and sea level rise.
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