Climate change could sink two million homes by 2100, Zillow says

  • Climate research shows that sea levels could rise six feet by the year 2100, sinking two million homes.
  • Scientific publication Nature says 36 cities will be completely underwater by the next century.
  • In total, two million U.S. homes are expected to sink if the sea levels rise at the projected pace, the study says.

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If climate change didn’t scare you before, the predicted and dramatic effects of melting ice sheets are not that far in the future. Climate research shows that sea levels could rise six feet by the year 2100, with a follow-up Zillow analysis saying it could impact $882 billion of U.S. housing stock.