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111. Miami is beating the sea

COASTAL MIAMI BEACH IS ON THE FRONT LINES OF THE CLIMATE-CHANGE FIGHT

SUN-SOAKED MIAMI BEACH is a good place to be optimistic. And while a tax hike to fund infrastructure upgrades is rarely a winning campaign strategy, Philip Levine had a hunch it could work when he ran for mayor three years ago. Streets in the seaside city regularly flood with several feet of water during the highest tides, and scientists say the problem will only worsen as climate change raises sea levels as

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