On Climate Change, a Push to Think Locally

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Joint Task Force-129 crew, Jolly 92, flies over the storm surge that overtook the Bolivar Peninsula bridge near Galveston, Texas, Sept. 12, 2008.
Joint Task Force-129 crew, Jolly 92, flies over the storm surge that overtook the Bolivar Peninsula bridge near Galveston, Texas, Sept. 12, 2008.

Talk of climate change often centers on its worldwide effects, but researchers are now urging local governments in Texas and across the U.S. to start thinking about how to protect communities that will be most vulnerable to changes like rising sea levels.

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