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Six months ago, communities across 21 parishes in Louisiana experienced the devastating effects of Hurricane Laura.
The owners of an oceanfront home lost their claims against the city of Malibu relating to their plan to install signposts marking where the public beach ends and their private property begins.
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is set to release new rates this fall, and it’s likely to result in an increase in premiums for Louisiana homeowners. One study finds rates would need to quadruple for the program to stay afloat.
LINCOLN BEACH — Early Saturday morning, several Lincoln Beach residents awoke to find a seawall on Lincoln Avenue had collapsed from erosion, dozens of its 35-foot tall concrete pilings breaking free and tumbling onto the beach below by Monday afternoon.
WASHINGTON — The waterfront of the U.S. Naval Academy is more frequently being affected by rising sea levels, the academy’s superintendent said.
Officials have a new plan to manage rising water. Succeed or fail, it will very likely become a case study for other cities facing climate threats.
Florida lawmakers Friday unveiled a series of bills they say would protect homeowners and businesses from rising seas and flooding brought on by climate change.
More than 70,000 Beaufort County homes are likely to experience some form of damage due to flooding over the next 30 years, which could cause insurance rates to skyrocket, according to a nationwide study released this week.
Meteorologists have noticed storms forming earlier in the year.
SOCASTEE, S.C. (WBTW) — Residents along Folly Road in Socastee are dealing with major flood levels as the Intracoastal Waterway reaches 18.1 feet.
Flooding is not uncommon in coastal North Carolina following heavy rains and hurricanes.
Floridians would be asked to approve a tax break for people who elevate their homes to avoid the threat of flooding, while up to $100 million a year would be set aside to help local governments combat rising sea levels, under proposals announced Friday by House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor.
Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls called for a state investment of $100 million per year to fight sea-level rise and inland flooding, plus creation of a research hub at the University of Central Florida’s St. Petersburg campus to study those problems.
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is giving more than $8 million to two New Jersey towns to elevate flood-prone homes, including a Jersey Shore resort dealing with the effects of rising sea levels.
As climate change causes an increase in frequency and severity of natural disasters such as bushfires and floods, forward-thinking Australian businesses will put climate-related risk management at the top of their agendas. CoreLogic’s Dr Pierre Wiart writes that the businesses with a sophisticated way of quantifying hazards and risk exposure – right down to the individual property level – stand to gain a considerable advantage.
When Ron DeSantis was running for governor in 2018, he found himself in a quandary.
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — No, it's not your imagination. Sea levels are rising. And while you can debate the reasons all you want, it's already happening.
TALLAHASSEE — A few years ago, Republican lawmakers were averse to publicly acknowledging climate change, outside of rising sea levels affecting some coastal South Florida communities.
A few years ago, Republican lawmakers were averse to publicly acknowledging climate change, outside of rising sea levels affecting some coastal South Florida communities.
The stormwater utility fee increase is expected to generate more funds to address stormwater capacity amid recent flooding issues.
With most of the world’s people now living in urban areas, the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the importance of urban resilience. It’s just as important for adapting to climate change.
Advocates call for plans to manage a retreat from low-lying coastal areas
Climate change can have deep consequences on a country’s finances, a recent report from the IMF showed. According to the report, a country’s vulnerability to climate change can impact its creditworthiness, borrowing cost, and, ultimately, the likelihood of debt default.
A new report, “The Cost of Climate”, quantifies the financial impact of flood risk carried by American homeowners and how those risks, and their associated costs, are growing as flood risks worsen due to a changing climate.
Environmental Protection Ministry examining European Maritime Safety Agency report oil spill was detected some 50 km from Israel's shoreline last week. IDF to join cleanup effort.
The state Senate and House have filed vacation rental preemption bills HB 219 and SB 522, which will take away local government oversight over vacation rentals and export that responsibility to an overburdened state agency 300 miles away
In Big Sur, mother nature is hard at work healing from the Dolan Fire.
With a major overhaul of the nation’s flood insurance program just months away, new data released Monday by the First Street Foundation suggests hundreds of thousands of homeowners in the riskiest locations across America could face massive rate hikes starting in October.
Amid rising seas, 'dry' resort is wetter than it likes.
In coming decades as coastal communities around the world are expected to encounter sea-level rise, the general expectation has been that people’s migration toward the coast will slow or reverse in many places.
The region is the poster child for insecurities already brought on by global warming.
As climate-change denial gradually fades, Republicans leading all three branches of government in Florida face a reckoning: How will the state pay for damage climate change already has wrought and how bad will things get if leaders don’t address the causes?
The state of California has changed its sea level rise guidance for state agencies and coastal communities, now advising in new “Principles for Aligned State Action” that Californians employ a single sea level rise target — plan for 3.5 feet by 2050 — as opposed to the more flexible approach the state used in the past.
Our beautiful sandy beaches are a major tourist pull. But the dunes that border them are under threat from climate change and, most especially, human footfall. Deirdre Hurley says there is a solution – if we act now.
Faced with several recent studies showing climate change will make San Diego highly vulnerable to sea level rise and severe wildfires, city officials are launching a campaign to make the city more resilient and better prepared.
The Centre for Liveable Cities and Urban Land Institute collaborated on a new study—Building Climate Resilience in Cities Worldwide: 10 Principles to Forge a Cooperative Ecosystem.
Cities don't just have sea level rises to worry about – they're also slowly sinking under the weight of their own development, according to new research, which emphasises the importance of factoring subsidence into models of climate change risk.
Florida could soon have official state projections for how sea-level rise and flooding could impact the state’s coastline.
Casco Baykeeper Ivy Frignoca and marine geologist Peter Slovinsky will hold a public conversation on how coastal communities can be more resilient to climate change.
This USA Today Network special report explores solutions to deep threats that flow through New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland as the Susquehanna River feeds the Chesapeake Bay — with life and death.
(Seychelles News Agency) - The Anse à la Mouche hotel development project will continue in its current form, the president of Seychelles said Monday after providing clearer information after objections made by concerned citizens.