Cities at risk: dealing with the pressures of climate change

Read the full story from the Carbon Disclosure Project.

CDP data shows that the top five hazards faced by cities are flash/surface flooding, heat waves, rain storms, extreme hot days and droughts.

Cities are already feeling the impact of these hazards, and 42% of their reported hazards are expected to manifest in the short term. As the majority (60%) of these hazards are reported as a medium or high likelihood, it’s clear that cities are expecting to feel the full force of climate impacts in the coming years.

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