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We’ve covered the topic of the likelihood of increased waterfront property in Boston a few times, and while those all fun and games, it is actually a reason to remember exactly why the sea level could reshape our coastline.

Well, here’s one more for your noggin this morning: Boston is one of the most at risk cities for flooding anywhere in the world. In fact, it’s 17th on the list, behind global metropolises like Guangzhou and Mumbai. Four other American cities made the list of the top 20 – Miami; New York/Newark; New Orleans; and Tampa.