Startup’s Flood-Risk Assessment Prepares for Climate Change – Caribbean Business


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Editor’s note: The following originally appeared in the Nov. 8-14, 2018, issue of Caribbean Business.

For Albert Slap, an environmental lawyer turned entrepreneur, the growing detrimental effects of climate change are a reality to be dealt with and not something that can be wished away.

The stakes are particularly high for those who reside and do business along river banks and shorelines, which are becoming targets of more frequent record-breaking floods and tidal surges created by extreme weather events such as torrential rains and super-charged hurricanes. Scientists have warned that human-induced global warming is leading to a gradual increase in sea levels and worsening storm effects.

Meanwhile, global efforts to avoid a further…

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