The Future is Now for Sea Level Rise in South Florida - For places like Hallandale Beach, along with much of South Florida, that’s a big problem — not just off in the future, the way climate change feels to some people, but right now. The sea has already risen more than a foot in this area over the past century, and new research by Climate Central shows that some 2.4 million Floridians are at risk of flooding from even a moderate hurricane-driven storm surge.
"It's beautiful, you know, the ocean. Calm, serene, peaceful, like everything's going to be ok if you just keep watching it for long enough." "But then the storms come up." She glanced up to watch him lean back in his chair and nod slowly. "I guess that makes her a little bit of a liar, huh?" He smiled. "No wonder you're so in love with it." (you're two of a kind, you know.)