When Tropical Storm Eta soaked South Florida with torrential rains in November, many property owners far inland were shocked to see streets and homes flood in their neighborhoods. Experts say that the extreme flooding was due to the enormous amount of rain that fell on land already saturated by heavy rains that fell in October. […]The Threat of Flooding in Coastal Communities Rises as Sea Level Rise Lifts Water Tables — Sea Level Rise Flooding Information for Buyers, Sellers, Owners, and Real Estate Agents
New report uses flood mapping to identify areas in urgent need of protection from climate change and sinking land as population and development grow By 2030, coastal and river flooding is forecasted to affect 15 million people worldwide, according to a report by World Resources Institute. Photo: Wade Austin Ellis Without major investments in flood […]
via There will be floods: risk could double for world’s coastal and river communities by 2030 — County Sustainability Group
The House of Representatives passed on Tuesday the Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act (H.R. 729).
via House passes Coastal and Great Lakes Communities Enhancement Act — Augusta Free Press
Snowy day in North West Iceland, September 2018 Visit Iceland and you fall in love with the place, no matter the weather. I saw sun, rain, wind, snow, ice, mist; and I fell for this stunningly beautiful country. Sadly, though, the glaciers are shrinking. I knew that, but was shocked to see it highlighted in […]
Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated on a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by over 400 bridges. The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po […]