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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 year a few short decades from now, because of the rise in sea levels caused by global warming if action is not taken now to stem the flow.

“Those improvements will cost about $50-billion a year for the 136 cities the study considered.” Vancouver is one of the cities most at-risk for losses on a list that includes Guangzhou, Miami, New York, New Orleans, Mumbai, Nagoya, Boston, and Shenzen. 

Read the full article on the Globe and Mail

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