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Climate change can amplify big rainstorms, but true fixes are far off for South Florida

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2024
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Once again, South Florida was submerged under an unsettling amount of water this week, the kind of totals usually only seen during a tropical storm or hurricane. An early June system dumped a month’s worth of rain in a single day on Miami and Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday. Then it did it again the next day. Experts say climate change could be partly to blame and that the massive flooding across the region proves South Florida’s drainage system isn’t up to the challenge of a warmer, wetter world. All told,...

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