White House Introduces Web App to See How Climate Change Impacts Households


The White House is developing a web application that will show how climate change will impact American households.

The app at climate.data.gov would be a tool to enable individuals, business owners and local governments to type in an address, like in Google Earth, to see how the expected rise in sea levels might increase the chance that their own homes will be flooded in the coming years. The website will initially serve as a platform for climate science data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the United States Geological Survey, the Department of Defense and NASA.


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