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Two Sides of the Climate Coin: Sea-Level Rise and Extreme Weather

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December 8, 2021 | 2:00 PM EST TO 3:00 PM EST
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Rhode Island is the first state in the Lower 48 with an average temperature rise that has eclipsed 2...

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Coastal communities in many parts of the world face a double threat from climate change: sea-level rise and more frequent extreme-rain events. These interacting crises compound flood risks and present challenges for infrastructure, environmental justice, public safety, and local economies.

Join the Pulitzer Center and the Metcalf Institute on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, for a conversation featuring perspectives on the challenges and solutions in Rhode Island, a global hot spot for sea-level rise.

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