Presentation on theme: "Source: IMF, 2013 346 consecutive months hotter than the 20th century average Image: Flickr/lapstrake; Source: NOAA, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Source: IMF, 2013 346 consecutive months hotter than the 20th century average Image: Flickr/lapstrake; Source: NOAA, 2013
Image: http://www.24tanzania.com/more-than-765000-homes-left-without-power-as- hurricane-sandy-unleashes-monstrous-power-with-floods-gales-and-snow/http://www.24tanzania.com/more-than-765000-homes-left-without-power-as- hurricane-sandy-unleashes-monstrous-power-with-floods-gales-and-snow/ Source: NOAA; University of Virginia The Hampton Roads region is experiencing the highest rates of sea-level rise along the entire U.S. East Coast The area is also 2 nd only to New Orleans, LA, as the largest population center at risk from sea- level rise in the country
Image: http://xpda.com/junkmail/?issue=188 Source: Former Commanding Officer Joe Bouchard Almost all major military facilities in Hampton Roads, including the world’s largest naval base, are threatened by sea-level rise, and as sea level continues to rise so will the likelihood that some of those facilities will need to be relocated
Image: Gary Coronado via Dr. Len Berry Source: City of Miami Beach In Miami Beach, a $206 million renovation to their storm water drainage system is being performed due to sea-level rise prolonging flooding after storms events.