Gallery: Rising Sea Levels Could Cause Two Times More Groundwater Flood...


We’ve all heard about the threat that rising seawater levels pose to coastal communities as a result of climate change. But what many never considered was the impact this flooding would have on the groundwater levels. Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa published a study showing that as the planet continues to warm, not only is seawater a threat, but flooding from groundwater sources could be just as big, if not a bigger threat to coastal communities.

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