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6 Years Before Florence, North Carolina Passed Law Banning Studies of Sea Level Rise

HeadlineSep 12, 2018

North Carolina is bracing for the climate change-supercharged storm six years after passing legislation prohibiting state and local agencies from making planning decisions based on the latest climate science about sea level rise. Now the state is facing the threat of a life-threatening storm surge, which could cause billions of dollars in damage.

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