Sea Level Rise

Sea Level Rise
Following the high-level Ocean Conference, checking in with Caribbean urban planner Asad Mohammed.
Gregory Scruggs June 15, 2017
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Christopher Swope May 12, 2017
A contest seeks ten “visionary, realistic, and replicable design solutions” to make a major metro area more resilient to climate change.
David Hatch February 7, 2017
Seeking investors for ‘transformative’ local climate projects at COP 21.
Alecia D. McKenzie and Christopher Swope December 4, 2015

Relatively modest temperature increases could leave up to three-quarters of some Asian megacities submerged, CityMetric reports. 

November 30, 2015

More than 400 U. S. coastal communities are at risk of losing a battle with the ocean, The Toronto Star reports. 

November 2, 2015

Rising sea levels and new technologies have spurred new interest in living on or under the ocean surface, the Financial Times reports. 

September 8, 2015

One of the world’s most iconic cities could be completely submerged in 100 years, Global Post reports. 

July 13, 2015

Bangkok, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore are among the places exploring the viability of water-borne expansion, Deal Street Asia reports. 

May 6, 2015

Egypt, Vietnam, Bangladesh and China are already losing land to the sea, Climate Network News reports. 

April 9, 2015

Sea-level rise and coastal erosion are a big threat to Pakistan’s financial capital, The Third Pole reports.

March 19, 2015

A new report authored by climate scientists warns that New York City must act now to stave off devastating impacts from climate change, Climate Wire reports. 

February 26, 2015

 Encouraging beachfront development is raising tax revenue to fund a storm water project the Washington Post reports.

December 25, 2014

A $40 billion project aims to protect Jakarta from forces that could leave parts of the city submerged, Fast Company reports. 

November 17, 2014

A two-year project that mapped India’s shoreline will help the nation protect cities such as Mumbai and Chennai from coastal erosion, according to SciDev. Net.

October 30, 2014

As urbanization and sea-level rise consume agricultural land, healthy food options are increasingly inaccessible to slum dwellers, Devex reports.

August 12, 2014

The biggest climate change-related danger to U. S. cities isn’t air pollution or wildfires. It’s rising tides that cause intermittent floods, CityLab reports. 

August 7, 2014

Two flood-prone urban areas within Metro Manila have established command centers that vary considerably on staffing and resources, Next City reports. 

July 31, 2014

A floating school designed for an aquatic neighborhood in Lagos can withstand storm surge and rising tides, the ArchiPanic blog reports. 

July 23, 2014

The proposed expansion of lower Manhattan’s shoreline into the East River could fuel a real estate boom while protecting the borough from storm surge, Next City reports. 

July 15, 2014

A steady stream of migrants into Dhaka adds to the risks that this already overcrowded city faces from rising seas, Kenneth R. Weiss writes in Foreign Policy

July 7, 2014
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