A Rising Tide: The Politics Of Sea Level Rise
The report drew heavy criticism from public officials and coastal developers. Their protests led to legislative action that temporarily prohibited policy decisions and directed the panel to complete a new report that forecasts only for 30 years. The panel met on September 24th and will release a draft report by the end of the year.
Host Frank Stasio talks with WUNC’s environmental reporter Dave DeWitt about the politics of sea level rise and what to expect from the new report.