Great Lakes and St Lawrence Cities Initiative Collaboration

7/22/2021

Ann Witmer, ARI

Great Lakes Shore Damage
Image from Detroit Free Press photographer Keith Matheny
ARI’s Contextual Innovation and Process group has worked with the Great Lakes & St Lawrence Cities Initiative to determine that shoreline communities expect to spend $2 billion in the next five years to combat the impacts of extreme weather events associated with climate change. A survey of more than 240 communities on the Great Lakes shoreline showed that communities already have spent three-quarters of a billion dollars to respond to coastal land threats.
To learn more about this study, visit this link  Study: NY shoreline communities to spend $101M to combat environmental damages.