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Scientists have built consensus around the probability that more powerful floods, fires, droughts and storms will occur with higher frequency as the Earth gets hotter.

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Anacostia River The Anacostia River runs along Washington Navy Yard. (Photo: Alex Wroblewski/Bloomberg)

The Navy is considering erecting a 14-foot flood wall around the Washington Navy Yard to protect the historic complex along the Anacostia River from rising sea levels, internal Department of Defense documents show.

Jayleen R. Heft

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