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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Study finds cost of future flood losses in major coastal cities could be over $50 billion by 2050

Study finds cost of future flood losses in major coastal cities could be over $50 billion by 2050
Southampton, UK (SPX) Aug 21, 2013 - Climate change combined with rapid population increases, economic growth and land subsidence could lead to a more than nine-fold increase in the global risk of floods in large port cities between now and 2050. 'Future Flood Losses in Major Coastal Cities', published in Nature Climate Change, is part of an ongoing project by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) ... morehttp://www.terradaily.com/reports/Study_finds_cost_of_future_flood_losses_in_major_coastal_cities_could_be_over_50_billion_by_2050_999.html

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