Coastal Care

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Category: Sea Level Rise

Sea level rise to cause major economic impact in the absence of further climate action

Sea level rise to cause major economic impact in the absence of further climate action

Sea level rise is one of the most severe impacts of climate change, with rising waters amplifying coastal floods, threatening coastal communities, infrastructure, and agriculture. The period 2010-2020 was the planet’s hottest decade on record and the long-term trend is upward.

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Beach access is a line in the sand that needs revisiting by Florida lawmakers

Beach access is a line in the sand that needs revisiting by Florida lawmakers

The beach belongs, by law, to the people of Florida — the part that gets wet, that is. However, some 60 percent of Florida’s beaches front private lands, and even renourishment projects funded by taxpayers do not guarantee access to the beach. As more beaches wash away, individual landowners are unlikely to see this loss as theirs alone.

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Catalan coast and Balearic Islands have been ravaged by Storm Gloria

Catalan coast and Balearic Islands have been ravaged by Storm Gloria

A storm surge on the east coast of Spain has swept 3km (two miles) inland, devastating land in the Ebro river delta south of Barcelona.

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Sea level rise could reshape the United States, trigger migration inland

Sea level rise could reshape the United States, trigger migration inland

AIl shows climate change-driven sea-level rise could trigger mass migration to cities inland.

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Millions of future climate refugees may need protection, U.N. committee warns

Millions of future climate refugees may need protection, U.N. committee warns

Refugees fleeing their native countries due to the effects of the climate crisis in future years may not be forced to return if their lives are in danger, the United Nations Human Rights Committee said in a ruling Monday.

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Greenland’s Rapid Melt Will Mean More Flooding

Greenland’s Rapid Melt Will Mean More Flooding

The Greenland Ice Sheet is rapidly melting, having lost 3.8 trillion tons of ice between 1992 and 2018. Changes to the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets are of considerable societal importance, as they directly impact global sea levels, which are a result of climate change.

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Unprecedented and worrying rise in sea levels

Unprecedented and worrying rise in sea levels

A new study has discovered new evidence of sea-level variability in the central Indian Ocean. The study, which provides new details about sea levels in the past, concludes that sea levels in the central Indian Ocean have risen by close to a meter in the last two centuries.

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Great Barrier Reef study shows how reef copes with rapid sea-level rise

Great Barrier Reef study shows how reef copes with rapid sea-level rise

A survey of coral reef cores on the Great Barrier Reef has revealed how it has responded to recent periods of rapid sea-level rise. The study, covering the past 9000 years, has revealed a system in delicate balance.

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Worst floods for 50 years bring Venice to ‘its knees’

Worst floods for 50 years bring Venice to ‘its knees’

The worst flooding to hit Venice in more than 50 years has brought the historic city to its knees. Local authorities in the Italian lagoon city called for a state of emergency to be imposed.

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