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RISE Winners Announcement October 23, 2014
5 Tools To Enhance Your RISE Presentation October 01, 2014
Google Earth An amazingly powerful program. The default view when you load Google Earth is the...
Community has the answers September 23, 2014
by Kevin McCort, President and CEO, Vancouver Foundation. Vancouver Foundation has always...
Launching the RISE website August 26, 2014
Today is a very exciting day. After months of discussion, weeks of scoping, and just a few days of...
Vancouver near top of list of cities threatened by rising sea levels October 03, 2014
This Globe and Mail article reports coastal flooding could cost the global economy $1 trillion per...
Tsunami, Flooding, Storm Surge Would Wipe Out Parts of Metro Vancouver September 30, 2014
This striking image was created by SFU Urban Studies student Brandon Yan. It shows what would...
Rising sea level demands attention September 17, 2014
Future threat: Vancouver’s great ocean views could well become the city’s greatest problem By...
Flooding experts say Britain will have to adapt to climate change – and fast September 26, 2014
According to the experts “you are looking at retreat.” This article explains how Britain will be...
A Tale of Two Cities: Miami, New York and Life on the Edge September 09, 2014
This article By Rob Motta and James White provides an accessible overview of the science behind sea...
2014 Rising Seas Summit September 05, 2014
The inaugural Rising Seas Summit brought together more than 170 professionals from national and...
California should prepare for 3-foot sea level rise this century September 02, 2014
California is “woefully unprepared” for the challenge of accelerating sea-level rise and could...
News: Prime Vancouver property designated flood plain August 29, 2014
In July 2014, the City of Vancouver released a flood plain map that included some of the most...
News: Richmond asks $50 million in flood protection August 26, 2014
A recent report from the Vancouver Sun details the suggested flood protection budget for...
Strategy to deal with rising threat of Fraser River flooding September 03, 2014
Article reporting the strategic initiative underway at senior levels of government, along with 25...