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Climate Change Reports by Topic: Flooding

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Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States
Description: "The American economy could face significant and widespread disruptions from climate change unless U.S. businesses and policymakers take immediate action to reduce climate risk. … The report … summarizes findings of an independent assessment of the impac
Publication Date: Jun 24, 2014
Topics: Agriculture / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise / Temperature /

California, Oregon, Washington and the Surging Sea: A Vulnerability Assessment with Projections for Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flood Risk
Description: Makes projections of future sea level rise which leads to an analysis of coastal flooding and the risk to people, property, and infrastructure on the West Coast. To be used with the online application Surging
Publication Date: Jun 10, 2014
Topics:
California: Statewide / Flooding / Sea level rise /

A Vision for Future Observations for Western U.S. Extreme Precipitation and Flooding
Description: "Recent and historical events illustrate the vulnerabilities of the U.S. west to extremes in precipitation that result from a range of meteorological phenomena. This vision provides an approach to mitigating impacts of such weather and water extremes that
Publication Date: Apr 25, 2014
Topics: Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather /

Green Works for Climate Resilience: A Community Guide to Climate Planning
Description: "Green Works for Climate Resilience outlines the nature-based approaches that communities can use to prepare for and respond to the following climate impacts: Coastal Impacts: Sea Level Rise, Coastal Flooding, and Erosion; Drought and Increasing Aridity;
Publication Date: Apr 17, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Flooding / Sea level rise / Temperature /

Climate.data.gov
Description: "Here you can find data related to climate change that can help inform and prepare America’s communities, businesses, and citizens. Initially, in this pilot phase, you can find data and resources related to coastal flooding, sea level rise, and their impa
Source: United States.
Publication Date: Mar 19, 2014
Topics: Agriculture / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Models and Tools / Sea level rise /

What We Know: The Reality, Risks, and Response to Climate Change
Description: "Based on the evidence, more than 97% of climate experts have concluded that human-caused climate change is happening. What We Know helps us understand the science behind the realities, risks and response to the climate challenge." (American Association
Publication Date: Mar 18, 2014
Topics: Drought / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Greenhouse gas (GHG) increases / Greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, mitigation / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea and Polar ice / Sea level rise / Temperature / Wildfires /

Bay Area Climate Adaptation and Resilience: Nine County-Level Snapshots: Projects, Plans, Structures and Needs
Description: Summary of climate adaptation planning in the Bay Area, especially in the areas of flooding (sea level rise, extreme storms), water, energy, land: natural systems and agriculture, health, and multiple impacts and sectors. Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Energy management and conservation / Flooding / Sea level rise / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack /

Extreme Weather Events: Limiting Federal Fiscal Exposure and Increasing the Nation's Resilience
Description: "The federal government has opportunities to limit its exposure and increase the nation's resilience to extreme weather events. Since 1980, the U.S. has experienced 151 weather disasters with damages exceeding 1 billion dollars each. This testimony focuse
Source: United States. Government Accountability Office
Publication Date: Feb 12, 2014
Topics: Drought / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea-Level and Flood Risks: FEMA or Insurance Industry Responses /

Reducing Climate Risks with Natural Infrastructure
Description: Nine case studies from California of floodplain management or restoration projects. (The Nature Conservancy) Keywords: green infrastructure
Publication Date: Jan 9, 2014
Topics: California: Statewide / Ecosystem Services and Climate Change / Flooding / Sea level rise /

Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Study for the City of Los Angeles
Description: "Over the next century, sea level rise in the Los Angeles (L.A.) region is expected to match global projections with an increase of 0.1 - 0.6 m (5 - 24 inches) from 2000 to 2050 and 0.4 - 1.7 m (17 - 66 inches) from 2000 to 2100. Tides, wave-driven runup
Publication Date: Jan 7, 2014
Topics: Adaptation / California: Statewide / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise /

 

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