Table S5.

Cities exceeding 100,000 residents where 25% of the 2010 population-weighted area will fall below the future committed high tide line, assuming inevitable collapse of the WAIS under any emissions scenario (triggered case)

CityStateTotal populationPopulation rankCritical cumulative emissions, GtCCommitted SLR, mCommitment year
RCP 8.5RCP 6.0RCP 4.5RCP 2.6
BeaumontTX118,286391,3105.420602080
BostonMA617,5943AE2.8AEAEAEAE
BridgeportCT144,229281,7706.22080
BrownsvilleTX175,023222,0506.92090
CambridgeMA105,16244AE1.5AEAEAEAE
Cape CoralFL153,80925AE1.9AEAEAEAE
CharlestonSC119,87538AE1.6AEAEAEAE
ChesapeakeVA221,57617AE2.9AEAEAEAE
ClearwaterFL107,685401,6006.020752095
Coral SpringsFL121,06237AE2.8AEAEAEAE
Corpus ChristiTX305,184111,4205.620652085
ElizabethNJ124,969351,5205.720702090
Elk GroveCA152,772261,3805.520652085
Fort LauderdaleFL165,52123AE1.2AEAEAEAE
HamptonVA137,37332AE2.7AEAEAEAE
HaywardCA142,760291,8606.52080
HialeahFL224,63416AE1.5AEAEAEAE
HollywoodFL139,94630AE1.5AEAEAEAE
Honolulu (urban)HI337,2489AE3.9AEAEAEAE
Huntington BeachCA189,99220AE1.1AEAEAEAE
JacksonvilleFL819,05027705.12035204020402045
Jersey CityNJ247,59713AE3.7AEAEAEAE
Long BeachCA458,81551,6606.120752100
MetairieLA138,48131AE0.1AEAEAEAE
MiamiFL399,4577AE1.7AEAEAEAE
Miami GardensFL107,16742AE1.6AEAEAEAE
MiramarFL107,27841AE1.2AEAEAEAE
MobileAL195,111192,4007.62100
New HavenCT129,779342,2107.22095
New OrleansLA343,4678AE0.2AEAEAEAE
New YorkNY8,175,08311,8906.52085
Newport NewsVA180,659211,7706.32080
NorfolkVA242,75115AE2.7AEAEAEAE
OxnardCA197,820181,9506.72085
Palm BayFL103,190461,9906.82085
PasadenaTX149,043272,4207.72100
Pembroke PinesFL123,80236AE1.3AEAEAEAE
Port St. LucieFL164,43824AE4.6AEAEAEAE
RichmondCA103,668452,2207.42095
SacramentoCA466,4864AE3.2AEAEAEAE
SavannahGA136,28633AE3.5AEAEAEAE
St. PetersburgFL244,76714AE1.7AEAEAEAE
StocktonCA277,58812AE1.4AEAEAEAE
TampaFL335,65410AE4.0AEAEAEAE
Virginia BeachVA436,4976AE2.9AEAEAEAE
WilmingtonNC106,476431,8306.42080
  • The years shown relate to emissions and associated commitments, not to the timing of ensuing warming or SLR. See the legend of Table S3 for further documentation.