S.F. Bay Waters Rising Faster

Scientists say climate change could cause San Francisco Bay to rise 5 feet by 2100, putting airports, power plants and homes at risk.

Over the past 118 years, the level of the bay -- as measured at San Francisco's Presidio -- has risen 8 inches.

A 5-foot sea level rise over the next 82 years would severely impact low-lying areas all around the region.

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