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  1. How US hurricanes affect the bond marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    As Hurricane Irma churns through the Caribbean, the United States is faced with something that it has not experienced before: two hurricanes of category 4 or higher hitting the country in the same year. As we write, Irma's path is still in doubt, with possibilities ranging from the east coast of Florida and the Miami area to the west coast of Florida, possibly impacting our firm's home city of Sarasota.

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  2. Hurricane Harvey is the worst rainfall disaster in US history -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    On Friday, August 25, Hurricane Harvey hit Corpus Christi, Texas, and then continued on to batter cities and towns along the Gulf of Mexico. Since then, the tropical storm has killed at least 41 people, damaged or destroyed approximately 20,000 homes , and displaced tens of thousands.

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  3. Hurricane Harvey is the worst rainfall disaster in US historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    On Friday, August 25, Hurricane Harvey hit Corpus Christi, Texas, and then continued on to batter cities and towns along the Gulf of Mexico. , and displaced tens of thousands.

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  4. 6 major US cities could be underwater within 80 years - here are the disturbing 'after' imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    If the worst climate-change predictions come true, hundreds of coastal US towns and cities - from Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Galveston, Texas - could disappear underwater by 2100 . in January that hinted at the possibility of an "extreme" sea-level-rise scenario that could cause chronic flooding to affect as many as took the projections laid out in NOAA's report and created a plug-in for Google Earth that shows how catastrophic the damage would be if the flooding happened today.

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  5. 7 major US cities could be underwater by 2100 - here are the disturbing 'after' photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    If the worst climate change predictions come true, hundreds of coastal US towns and cities - from Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Galveston, Texas - could disappear under water by 2100. Research group Climate Central took the projections laid out in NOAA's report and created a plug-in for Google Earth that shows how catastrophic the damage would be if the flooding happened today.

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  6. Rising seas could force a mass exodus from US shores within decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Without sharp reductions in emissions, by 2100, parts of every coastal county in the continental United States will experience "chronic flooding that makes normal routines impossible" - including 24% of the city of Boston, 33% of Virginia Beach, and 54% of Miami. Some especially vulnerable places, like Miami Beach and Galveston, Texas, would be essentially uninhabitable.

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