Sea-level rise disproportionately impacts cities, our major economic engines
Even with shifts to Asia for growth cities, sea-level rise is still a major issue
Sea-level rise is projected to be a meter or just over three feet by 2100 per the best recent research. Cities are the major economic drivers of the world. And cities are disproportionately at sea level, the legacy of shipping and trade. There is good news, but the investment in adaptation will be very high and could have been spent more productively.