CGD in the News

Key Climate Change Reports (Reuters AlertNet)

November 23, 2009

Reuters AlertNet cited CGD's research on Climate Change ahead of the Copenhagen Conference.

From the article:

"As the climate changes during the 21st century, larger cyclone-driven storm surges and growing populations may collide in disasters of unprecedented size. Variations in coastal morphology will magnify the effects in some areas, while largely insulating others. Climate Change and the Future Impacts of Storm-Surge Disasters in Developing Countries, a September 2009 report by the Center for Global Development, looks at the vulnerability of 84 developing countries and 577 cyclone-vulnerable big coastal cities."

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