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Making the economic case for resilience in Tampa Bay
This report estimates economic and fiscal consequences in Tampa Bay from sea level rise and high frequency coastal storms. It also quantifies the costs and benefits of adaptation to better understand the return on investment of resiliency improvements.
The report, funded by a philanthropic investment from Chase, details the economic consequences without adaptation action, reveals the economic benefits of adaptation, advances strategies to enhance economic resilience, and explores the socioeconomics of the impacts of more frequent flooding and sea level rise. The report makes the clear case that adaptation is not only necessary, but also strongly cost beneficial.