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PLUNGE: New Installations Light Up London’s Columns

PLUNGE: New Installations Light Up London’s Columns | Waterproof | Scoop.it

The artist invites his viewers to look ahead one thousand years to 3012, to a possible future where runaway climate change has drastically altered the landscape. His striking blue glorioles are set to a prophesied height of the oceans, 26 metres above the current sea level.

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propertytalk Live! - Fears rise over flood-risk insurance

Fears rise over flood-risk insurance...
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Thailand Floods Insurance Supply Chains Earnings

Thailand Floods Insurance Supply Chains Earnings | Waterproof | Scoop.it
Supply chains, earnings, and insurance policies are all affected by the natural disaster. Companies are just now getting a handle on the financial impact.
 
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Flooding could hit commercial property values

Although there are regular headlines about how flooding events have affected peoples lives through inundation of houses, there is much less reported about the disastrous impacts of the flooding of commercial property on values and jobs.

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BBC News - 200,000 homes 'at flooding risk'

BBC News - 200,000 homes 'at flooding risk' | Waterproof | Scoop.it
The Association of British Insurers estimates that up to 200,000 flood-prone homes could face insurance problems next year.
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Thai economy shrinks 9% on floods

Thailand's economy contracts sharply in the last three months of 2011 after some of the worst flooding on record disrupted manufacturing.
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http://bit.ly/wHKReF - After the flood - lessons from Thailand

 The floodwaters may have receded, but Thailand's manufacturing industry remains on its knees-with worrying prospects for Western buyers.

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Flood defences hit by government cuts 'mismatch', say MPs

Flood defences hit by government cuts 'mismatch', say MPs | Waterproof | Scoop.it
Committee claims large coalition cuts leave significant shortfall in protection of 5m UK homes at risk of flood damage (The chances of flooding are increasing & the government is cutting funding to help you protect yourself:
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Thai flooding impacts technology supply chain

Thai flooding impacts technology supply chain | Waterproof | Scoop.it
RT @SupplyChainMgt: Thai flooding impact on tech companies, suppliers http://t.co/JLvHrxpV...
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Neighbours' action plan to prevent floods risk | This is South Wales

Neighbours' action plan to prevent floods risk | This is South Wales | Waterproof | Scoop.it
A NEIGHBOURLY Neath street is joining together to protect themselves against flooding.Ethel Street residents are not leaving anything to chance when it comes to flooding risk — and are taking...
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