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NASA: U.S. Coastlines Could Experience a Foot of Sea Level Rise Within 30 Years

Sea levels along U.S. coastlines could rise as much as 12 inches above today’s waterline by 2050, according to NASA researchers.

Pacific Northwest
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WA - Quinault Tribe gets $25 million for Taholah relocation

Interior announces $115 million to relocation efforts or planning for tribal communities By

International
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USA - Munich Re estimates 2022 storm losses at $110bn, of which $65bn insured

Reinsurer Munich Re has estimated that, following the 2022 North Atlantic hurricane season, overall losses from all storms amounted to around US $110 billion, with insured losses in the magnitude of $65 billion.

Southeast
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FL - Ian, Nicole warn Florida to take climate more seriously

Fourteen days and counting - that's the time between now and the end of the 2022 Atlantichurricane season. For many Floridians, Wednesday, Nov. 30, can't come soon enough.

Northeast
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NYC - Parks Announces New $20 Million Waterfront Space on Lower East Side as Part of East Side Coastal Resiliency Project

On November 29, 2022, officials from the Departments of Parks and Recreation, Design and Construction and NYC Economic Development Corporation joined elected officials and community representatives to celebrate the opening of the new recreational deck at Pier 42 in the Lower East Side.

Southeast
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FL - It’s On: Florida Special Session on Insurance Slated for Dec. 12-16

It hasn’t been made official by the governor’s office, but Florida legislative leaders have set a date for a second special session to tackle property insurance issues – Dec. 12 through Dec. 16.

Southeast
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FL - Florida coastal communities rush to rebuild disappearing shorelines

This year's hurricane season — which ends Wednesday — has once again reminded us of the risk of living on Florida's shifting shorelines.

Gulf of Mexico
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FL - Ian was one of the most lethal hurricanes in decades. Many of the deaths were preventable.

Hurricane Ian illustrated the challenges of protecting densely populated waterfront communities and exposed shortcomings in how local governments respond, an NBC News investigation found.

Hawaii & Alaska
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HI - First Coral Reef Insurance Policy Purchased In Hawaiʻi

(BIVN) – The “first-ever coral reef insurance policy in the United States” has been purchased in Hawaiʻi, covering the cost to restore the reef in the event of a future damaging hurricane or tropical storm.

West Coast
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CA - Research teams gather data on storm pollution impact on San Francisco Bay

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- For researchers Martin Trinh and David Peterson, a break in the rain means a chance to measure the minute changes a passing storm may have brought to the San Francisco Bay.

West Coast
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CA - Proposed Coastal Conservancy Plan Would Tackle Climate Resiliency in CA

The state Coastal Conservancy will vote next week on a strategic planto guide how hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars get spent over the next five years. The future of California's 1,100 coastline is at stake.

Southeast
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FL - Volusia County officials to hold open house to discuss permitting process after Hurricane Nicole

DAYTONA, Fla. — Hurricane Ian slammed Florida in September. Nearly two months later, Hurricane Nicole devastated coastal communities in Volusia and Flagler counties.

Southeast
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FL - Much of Florida’s Eroding Coast is Risking Home Collapses. Why Is Construction Continuing?

Back-to-back hurricanes left an unnerving scene on the Florida coast in November 2022: Several houses, and even swimming pools, were left dangling over the ocean as waves eroded the land beneath them. Dozens of homes and condo buildings in the Daytona Beach area were deemed unsafe.

Gulf of Mexico
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LA - Growing storms push shrinking La. insurers into failure

More than a year after Hurricane Ida swept across Louisiana, the Category 4 storm is triggering a property-insurance crisis in the state that has bankrupted 11 insurance companies and will force some homeowners to pay annual premiums of nearly $18,000.

Northeast
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ME - Maine's solution to beach barriers? Buying land for public use

Ciona Ulbrich stood on a scenic beach in the small, coastal town of Brooksville, Maine, feeling grateful to be able to lawfully enjoy the warm sun and ocean breeze.The nonprofit Ulbrich works for, the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, purchased Bakeman Beach a few years ago and gave it to the town — with the stipulation that it remain open to all members of the public.

Southeast
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FL - Impact of Hurricane Nicole could have been much greater

Our community was in the headlines all around the world last week as the National Weather Service reported that Hurricane Nicole made landfall in Florida just south of Vero Beach.

Coastwide
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USA - 90 Percent of US Counties Have Experienced a Climate Disaster in Past Decade

9 in 10 US counties have experienced a climate disaster in the last decade, report finds

Southeast
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Fed: Hurricane Ian-related loans may top $1B

TALLAHASSEE — Nearly $794 million in low-interest loans have been approved to more than 11,000 individuals whose homes or businesses were damaged by Hurricane Ian, newly released data shows.

Gulf of Mexico
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FL - The Precarious Future of Sanibel Island

After Hurricane Ian, should the government help people rebuild, or help them leave?

International
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World - COP27: Swiss Re’s Scotti urges re/insurers to fund climate adaptation projects

Veronica Scotti, Chairperson for Public Sector Solutions at Swiss Re, has called for re/insurers to fund “transformative” climate adaptation projects to improve resilience, and says that the ongoing COP27 conference represents the “perfect opportunity” to drive this change.

Mid-Atlantic
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NC - Outer Banks homes keep falling into the ocean, and septic tanks causing issues

Millions watched the videos of a house falling into the Atlantic Ocean in May, the third this year, but now several more houses in Rodanthe on the Outer Banks are in danger of meeting the same fate.

Southeast
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FL - After hurricanes, it’s ‘Should I Stay or Should I Go?’

Even after devastating hurricanes, property values rise and development continues.

Southeast
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FL - Florida picks up after Nicole kills at least 5 and leaves ‘unprecedented’ damage to Daytona-area coastline

CNN — As Nicole threatens the Carolinas and Virginia on Friday with tornadoes and flooding, Floridians – many still recovering from Hurricane Ian – are picking up the pieces after this week’s storm killed at least five people and ripped apart buildings with its dangerous storm surge and powerful winds.