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Substantial Water Loss in Landlocked Basins Affecting Sea Level Rise

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Along with a warming climate and intensified human activities, recent water storage in global landlocked basins has undergone a widespread decline. A new study...

Global Center on Adaptation Becomes Managing Partner for Climate Vulnerable Forum

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The Global Center on Adaptation will act as a managing partner to support the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), an international partnership of countries that...

Campbell River, BC Approves Recommendations for Sea Level Rise Mitigation

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Campbell River, B.C. has approved recommendations for the use of 3.5-acre site that will help mitigate the effects of climate change induced sea level...

Vancouver Approves Coastal Flood Planning and Water Infrastructure

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Vancouver’s City Council has approved three recommendations to help prepare the city's vulnerable areas for sea level rise by planning for and implementing coastal...

Flooding from Sea Level Rise May Cost the World $14 Trillion...

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Failure to limit global warming to the two degrees Celsius will lead to sea level rise and dire global economic consequences, new research has...

Surrey, BC Seeks Public Input on Coastal Flood Adaptation Strategy

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Surrey, B.C. continues proactive measures to mitigate sea level rise in anticipation of changes through 2200 with a coastal flood adaptation strategy. “While the coastal...

Van. Announces Chief Resilience Officer, Resilient Cities Initiative

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On Wednesday, Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Vancouver, announced its partnership with 100 Resilient Cities and with representatives from 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) – pioneered...

Extreme Weather and Sea Level Change Increase Threefold

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Organizations representing the actuarial profession in Canada and the United States launched the Actuaries Climate Index (ACI), which has found that incidents of extreme...

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