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free read Retreat from a Rising Sea ð PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Õ With its 28 foot storm surge and 174 mph winds 2005's Hurricane Katrina was responsible for nearly 2000 deaths and than 100 billion in damage The event was only a preview of what will soon hit coastal communities as climate change increases the power ofFills and toxic waste sites This big picture policy oriented book explains in gripping terms what rising oceans will do to coastal cities and the drastic actions we need to take now to remove vulnerable populationsThe authors detail specific threats faced by Miami New Orleans New York and Amsterdam Aware of the overwhelming social political and economic challenges that would accompany effective action they. In 2005 Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans It suffered from an immense category five hurricane with 174mph winds combined with a 28 foot storm surge Safety measures put in place failed either because of poor design or substandard materials Two thousand deaths and 100b of damages later it was one of the worst storms ever to hit AmericaSo farTo read the rest of this review go here

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With its 28 foot storm surge and 174 mph winds 2005's Hurricane Katrina was responsible for nearly 2000 deaths and than 100 billion in damage The event was only a preview of what will soon hit coastal communities as climate change increases the power of storms that can lay waste to critical infrastructure such as water treatment and energy facilities and create vast irreversible pollution by decimating land. A clear five stars for clarity of writing clear call to action and attention to scientific detail when making its point The point Retreat from low lying coastal areas is inevitable and the longer coastal communities and the statenational governments in which these communities reside roll the dice the expensive and potentially dangerous these communities become both economically and in terms of potential lives lost At a slim 165 pages plus 40 pages of endnotes it provides an excellent overview along with a final 20 pages of call outs for climate deniers and their corporate bankrollers Absolutely sickeningI have written and deleted a few sentences in an attempt to critiue the writing some sentences are written almost verbatim multiple times throughout and the authors have a tendency toward lists of definitionsbullet points at times However; these really don't outweigh the essential purpose of the text

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Retreat from a Rising SeaConsider the burden to the taxpayer and the logistics of moving landmarks and infrastructure including toxic waste sites They also show readers the alternative thousands of environmental refugees with no legitimate means to regain what they have lost The authors conclude with effective approaches for addressing climate change denialism and powerful arguments for changing US federal coastal management polici. Important point If I lived in a number of coastal cities especially Miami FL I would sell and move further inland Had no idea that water could come into Miami through underground limestone