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Doug Ford is gutting Ontario conservation authorities

In a massive overhaul of urban development planning, the Ontario government looks to take power away from the agencies that help prevent flooding — again.

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People in communities threatened by natural disasters might have to consider moving, minister says

Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault is not discounting the idea of encouraging communities to move preventatively in the wake of increasing climate-change related disasters.
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Germany: Building back sustainably after a flood

After deadly flash flooding devastated villages in Germany's Ahr Valley, many residents are hoping to return. But experts say there needs to be a fundamental change in how we build in areas at risk of floods.
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Canadians are unknowingly buying homes in climate change danger zones, report finds

Canadians are unknowingly buying and building homes and other infrastructure in areas at high risk of flooding, wildfires and other climate change impacts.

Many Florida flood insurance premiums are about to go up

Many Florida flood insurance premiums are about to go up

Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program are about to take effect, and they are not good news for people living near the water.
Pakistan slum dwellers map flood risks

Pakistan slum dwellers map flood risks to stop evictions

Mapping of informal settlements is key to protecting residents from worsening climate change impacts with as little disruption as possible, urban experts say.

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To address climate change, Charlotte is buying out homeowners and demolishing flood-prone houses
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To address climate change, Charlotte is buying out homeowners and demolishing flood-prone houses

Charlotte has been demolishing flood-prone houses for years. But the floods are getting bigger.
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