This new projection report is devastating and demotivating lots of urban efforts, with the current universal trend of Waterfront Developments..
$ billions are already invested or in funding process..
The overall urban investing landscape will have to change..
A true challenge for urban and city managers; while many of them had already failed in simpler challenges of transport and affordability..
Hope and wish for the best..
The disappearance of cultural heritage could bring its own kind of devastation. Alexandria, Egypt, founded by Alexander the Great around 330 B.C., could be lost to rising waters.
In other places, the migration caused by rising seas could trigger or exacerbate regional conflicts.
Basra, the second-largest city in Iraq, could be mostly underwater by 2050. If that happens, the effects could be felt well beyond Iraq’s borders, according to John Castellaw, a retired Marine Corps lieutenant general who was chief of staff for United States Central Command during the Iraq War.