Fairfield presentation anticipates rising sea levels, climate change

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Fairfield community members gathered to discuss the impacts of climate change Wednesday.

The public got a look at a presentation by the Connecticut Sea Grant about how to best adapt as a community to climate change.

The presentation was given at Penfield Pavilion.

Rising sea levels were a central part of the discussion, calling to mind what they mean for the future of the coastline.

State officials are predicting a 20-inch rise in sea level by 2050.

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