Flooding due to rising seas could cost $1 trillion by 2050, with Vancouver’s risk high, study says


Coastal flooding could cost the global economy $1 trillion a year a few short decades from now due to the rise in sea levels caused by global warming if action is not taken now to stem the flow and Vancouver is one of the cities most at-risk for losses, says a new study.”

 

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About Christine Boyle

Christine was the Columbia Institute's Strategic Communications Specialist from 2010-2016. She has a range of experience in communications, strategic planning, community development, education, and front line social service. Christine is also a founder and Director of Fossil Free Faith, and an organizer with The Self Care Project. She holds a BSc in Urban Agriculture and First Nations Studies from the University of British Columbia, and an MA in Spiritual Leadership for Social Change from Berkeley, California.