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How cities are adapting to the increase in flooding risk - Trends Under the Macroscope #36

It is now well established that global warming increases the probability of violent flooding episodes. A recent study focusing on 9,500 cities in 175 countries measured the local economic impact of floods and shows that adaptation measures greatly mitigate this negative impact. The subject of adaptation and resilience to climate disasters will arise more and more and should take an increasingly important place in public policies.