Category Archives: Sea Level Rise

Big City Mayors Take Action on Climate Change

New Orleans mayor: US climate change policy cannot wait for Trump. Mitch Landrieu says cities will lead as federal government is ‘paralysed’ NYC’s de Blasio backs push as Miami Beach shows anti-sea rise work

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Climate Change Risk and Financial Ratings Not Connected

From Bloomberg News, this rather startling article: Rising Seas May Wipe Out These Jersey Towns, but They’re Still Rated AAA Few parts of the U.S. are as exposed to the threats from climate change as Ocean County, New Jersey. It … Continue reading

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LA Issues a Novel Emergency Declaration

Here is a novel declaration. So far, it is a state-declared emergency. I wonder what FEMA would do with a request like this? I welcome your comments. Louisiana’s Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Disappearing Coastline

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FL Real Estate Woes

It is interesting to note that Bloomberg News is one of the few business communications companies to be sympathetic to climate change matters. See: The Nightmare Scenario for Florida’s Coastal Homeowners, Demand and financing could collapse before the sea consumes … Continue reading

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Where Will Evacuees from Sea Level Rise Settle?

From the Homeland Security News Wire: Cities inland could be reshaped by migration from sea-level rise  

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Mar A Largo At Risk – More So With Trump’s Climate Moves

Hopefully, it will not take long for the President to see what damage his climate and environmental cutbacks will do.  As Seas Around Mar-a-Lago Rise, Trump’s Cuts Could Damage Local Climate Work. “The president’s budget calls for ending an environmental … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise – new NOAA report

See new NOAA Technical Report #83, Jan. 2017. Global and Regional Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the U.S. ; 75 pp. [Thanks to Chris Jones for the citation.] See also this related article from HS Newswire: Sea levels in U.S. Northeast … Continue reading

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