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Increased flooding and an influx of carbon market dollars driving legislative push
Atlantic City is in the process of updating its master plan. A change in state law enacted as a draft document was nearing completion has delayed presenting a draft of the plan to the public. That is now expected in early 2022.
Opportunity to observe King Tides
Ten Maine communities on Casco Bay are banding together to develop defenses against coastal flooding caused by climate change.
As Vulava sees it, the only long-term solution for towns like Charleston is stark: a retreat from the coastline. “Current coastal development is not planning for climate change,” he said. “More work is needed. Too many existing homes within peninsular Charleston are under threat.”
The number of coastal properties in Ireland previously considered under threat from coastal flooding due to climate change — some 70,000 — is likely to increase in the wake of a recent United Nations report.
The National Conservation Council is urging Cabinet to adopt newly drafted guidelines which would prevent overwater dwellings, such as the bungalows developers are seeking permission to build in Little Cayman, from being erected in marine protected areas.
At this month’s climate talks in Scotland, a lot of time was spent condemning the shortage of money available to fight global warming.
A cadre of Coney Island activists diligently monitoring the dredging of Coney Island Creek are calling on the state to end work on the peninsula’s coming ferry landing after new video shows toxic materials being dumped into the waterway.
The state's first Chief Resilience Officer left for the Trump administration after six months on the job.
South Korea agreed to host a UN-backed floating city prototype on Thursday. The project's designers envision a flood-proof city that produces its own food and water. They expect to fully construct the prototype in Busan, a large port city, in 2025.
Commissioner on Summer Haven breach: 'The ocean is clearly taking this land back'
Total likely to drop as further study confirms whether some wetlands will regrow
Australian governments will need to spend $30 billion on coastal protection measures over the next 50 years as climate change increases risks to communities, properties and infrastructure, a report released today by the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) says.
Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance, the state-backed insurer of last resort, is expecting to incur $461 million in losses from Hurricane Ida, but says that the vast majority of losses will be absorbed by its reinsurance program.
Extreme weather events are connected: With heat comes wildfires, and with wildfires come changes to the soil that can exacerbate the effects of heavy rainfall
The move follows several leaks and complaints from residents in nearby buildings
Can Oregon cities uphold setback rules governing beachfront construction? Cannon Beach case may decide the issue.
APTIM Environmental and Infrastructure is planning to complete Longboat Key's sea level rise study by June 2022.
A $7 million restoration project spawned in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill is expanding.
As Indonesia’s capital and most populous megacity, Jakarta needs rapid solutions to tackle the problems of land subsidence and sea-level rise.
ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Ricky Wright points to the bank of a creek to show one way his hometown has been affected by climate change. Many banks have eroded or collapsed, and now some favorite fishing spots that were once on solid ground are reachable only by boat.
Louisiana’s insurer of last resort expects nearly half a billion dollars in losses as a result of property damage from Hurricane Ida, though it will only be on the hook for $35 million in payments thanks to its reinsurance coverage.
Last weekend’s nor’easter ripped through Flagler County’s dune structures and caused a lot more damage than originally thought, further weakening the dune line that has steadily been losing sand since it was rebuilt in 2018 for $20 million after Hurricanes Matthew and Irma. On-the-ground surveys and drone videos are documenting the extent of the damage.