Canada: Metro Vancouver especially vulnerable to climate-change flooding: Report

Vancouver Sun: Metro Vancouver is at greater risk of flood damage to homes due to climate change than any place in Canada, according to a groundbreaking assessment released Thursday by a federal advisory panel. The comprehensive study, titled Paying the Price: The Economic Impacts of Climate Change for Canada, recommends that a detailed assessment of flood risk and the ability of the region’s protective dikes to withstand climate change be undertaken. Although Metro Vancouver has an extensive system of protective......

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