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Sea Level Rise Could Reduce The World Economy By 10 Percent This Century

BY JEFF SPROSS, ClimateProgress FEBRUARY 5, 2014 AT 3:55 PM New research predicts that by 2100, damage from flooding and rising seas could cost the world almost a tenth of its economy. The paper, by researchers at the University of Southampton, modeled the economic effects of future sea level rise, using various projections from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of future […]

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Businesses Lead on Sea Level Rise and Climate Change

December 2nd, 2013 › Clean Energy, Climate Action › Chris Carnevale › This post is part four of a blog series on sea level rise, being developed concurrent with the new IPCC climate report, Florida Atlantic University’s Sea Level Rise Summit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Oct. 16 – 17, and the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s

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Could climate change affect small businesses?

Continuous News Desk, Carolina Live The American Sustainable Business Council, the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the Winyah Rivers Foundation held a press conference at Prince Resort Thursday to address the threat of rising seas to local communities and call for a state and federal response. Speakers addressed the consequences to small businesses as

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Climate costs rise like sea levels with delayed action on climate change

September 18, 2013 By Sandra Bridges | The Hill’s Congress Blog Many of the readers have visited Charleston’s Market, just a couple blocks from the harbor, where my business is located.  Tourism is our lifeblood as it is for our city.  So when our low-lying area of Charleston is flooded from heavy rain and tourists

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