Innovation or Inundation: The Political Economy of Sea Level Rise in the San Francisco Bay Area
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Open Access Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2015 Nicole Quilliam
Sea levels are rising around the world due to climate change and the rise in greenhouse gas emissions causing an environmental climate crisis. This thesis paper analyzes how sea level rise is affecting the San Francisco Bay Area. It walks through the geographical factors contribute to more severe impacts of sea level rise, potential adaptation strategies, and discusses the economic impacts and political challenges of protecting communities from sea level rise.
Quilliam, Nicole, "Innovation or Inundation: The Political Economy of Sea Level Rise in the San Francisco Bay Area" (2015). Pomona Senior Theses. 282.