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1. What will a rising sea level effect?

  • Most SC beaches will not exist as they do today.
  • Many business and residential properties will be lost.
  • A third of the Charleston peninsula will be lost.
  • More frequent flooding of low-lying land

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  • Carbon pollution is warming the atmosphere.
  • A warmer atmosphere causes water to warm then expands and take up more space.
  • Glaciers and land ice are melting.
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3. What can we do about it?

  • Reduce the amount of carbon pollution from existing energy production.
  • Increase investment and use of clean energy sources (wind, solar, biofuels, etc.).
  • Send a message to elected officials to call for action.
  • Spread awareness.

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