Want to Speculate on Beach Front Property in 2100? Here's How.


As everyone knows, in his Oscar-winning documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore implied, but did not actually say that sea level would rise 20 feet by 2100. If you want to find out if your beach condo may be at risk from global warming caused sea level rise, check out this handy interactivie flood map. Of course, the more adventurous can also use the map to identify possible sites with future water views.

The Summary for Policymakers issued in February by the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change projects a rise in sea level between 7 and 23 inches (see page 11 of Summary) over the course of this century.