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Climate Security

Prioritizing action to build resilience
The Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index is a tool designed to help combat the impact of climate change by prioritizing action to reduce risk and build resilience
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The climate crisis has arrived, and coastal cities are at the frontline of the climate emergency. Rising sea levels, extreme weather events, and warming temperatures are amplifying the danger to city residents who already face a myriad of existing social, economic, and political vulnerabilities. Together, these cascading issues can undermine a city’s physical infrastructure, its economy, and food, energy, and water security. This is especially important for cities experiencing rapid urbanization. Without concerted action, these impacts have the potential to overwhelm a city’s capacity to respond to the threat posed by climate change.

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The Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index (CORVI)

The Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index (CORVI) quantifies diverse climate and oceans risks at the city level. The objective of CORVI is to drive investment towards issues of greatest risk, and provide a tool for decision makers to help them prioritize necessary action to mitigate these risks.