Fri., March 14, 2014 6:41pm (EDT)

UGA Prof: Rising Sea Levels Will Bring More Floods to Coastal Communities
By Sarah McCammon
Updated: 5 months ago

SAVANNAH, Ga.  —  
 A vacation home in Mirlo Beach, N.C., has been slipping into the ocean as the sea rises and the beach erodes. Photo Credit: Sarah McCammon
A vacation home in Mirlo Beach, N.C., has been slipping into the ocean as the sea rises and the beach erodes. Photo Credit: Sarah McCammon
Charles Hopkinson is a marine sciences professor and director of the Georgia Sea Grant College program at the University of Georgia. GPB Savannah's Sarah McCammon asked him to weigh in on the future of flooding along the coast, in light of the passage of federal legislation that would maintain some subsidies for flood insurance premiums.