HuffPo: Is Your Home At Risk Of Flooding From Rising Seas By 2050? Check This Map.

By Zahra Hirji – Homeowners in these areas will need to get used to flooding year after year.

Even if the world more aggressively tackles global warming, about 350,000 homes across the US, worth about $190 billion at today’s prices, are built on land that’s at risk of annual flooding by 2050 — which is about when a new 30-year mortgage on one of those properties would be paid off. And if no steps are taken to curb carbon emissions, the number of at-risk homes jumps to about 385,000.

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