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Moving to high ground : rising sea level and the path forward / by John Englander ; [foreword by Senator Angus King ; afterword by Sir David King].

Englander, John, (author.). King, Angus, (author of foreword.). King, David, (author of afterword.).

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-212) and index.
Subject: Sea level > Environmental aspects.
Sea level > Social aspects.
Coast changes > Social aspects.
Coast changes > Environmental aspects.
Climatic changes > Social aspects.
Climatic changes.
Global warming.

Syndetic Solutions - Table of Contents for ISBN Number 1733499911
Moving to Higher Ground : Rising Sea Level and the Path Forward
Moving to Higher Ground : Rising Sea Level and the Path Forward
by Englander, John; King, Angus (Foreword by); King, Sir David (Afterword by)
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Moving to Higher Ground : Rising Sea Level and the Path Forward

SectionSection DescriptionPage Number
Foreword   Senator Angus Kingp. xiii
Preface: The Aim and Audience for This Bookp. xvii
Part 1The science is clear; sea level will be much higher
1    Past the Tipping Point-Higher Sea Level, Less Landp. 3
2    Antarctica Is Critical; Melting Icebergs Are Irrelevantp. 21
3    Why Sea Level Rise Is Unstoppable and Unpredictablep. 36
4    Reducing CO 2 and Being Resilient Are Not Enoughp. 59
Part 2Connecting the dots; planning for a new coastline
5    Engineering With a Margin of Safetyp. 77
6    Different Places, Different Solutionsp. 100
7    Insurance and Public Policy May Increase Riskp. 126
8    When Property Values Really Go Underwaterp. 142
Part 3Rising to the challenge; leadership and vision
9    Seeing the "Glass Half Full"-Opportunities Aheadp. 155
10    Who Will Lead? Politicians, Professionals, or Public?p. 167
11    The Path Forwardp. 185
Afterword   Sir David Kingp. 197
Acknowledgmentsp. 199
Other Resourcesp. 201
Keeping Your Assets Above Water Checklistp. 203
Notesp. 209
Indexp. 213
About the Authorp. 221

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