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Coastal flooding in Europe ‘could cost up to €1 trillion per year’ by 2100

In contrast to the past century, the main reason behind rising loses from coastal flooding will be global warming. Image: REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

Jocelyn Timperley

Climate and Energy Journalist, Carbon Brief

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 Evolution of coastal flood impacts aggregated at European level for 24 countries under three socioeconomic scenarios: (a) shows the projected changes in expected annual damages and (b) the expected annual number of people exposed due to coastal flooding. The lines are the ensemble median projections and the coloured areas show the 5-95% quantile range confidence interval.
Image: Vousdoukas et al. (2018)
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