Press release: Climate change threatens to cause trillions in damage to world's coasts, if coastal regions do not adapt to sea-level rise.

February 4, 2014

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Arctic

Research Line Leader:
Ola Johannessen

Goal:
Translate impact assessments of climate change in the
Arctic into effective policy measures.


Major finding:
Impacts like endangered livelihoods for indigenous
cultures and species as well as long-term sea level rise
go along with enhanced opportunities for transport and
exploitation of resources in sea sediments; this complex
situation requires an emphasis on improving energy
efficiency.


Funding agents:
Norwegian and German governments, EC

 

Events

15.05.13

Second Open Global Systems Science Conference

June 10-12th, 2013, Brussels, Belgium


09.12.12

Towards a Sustainable Financial System

December 8 – 9, 2012, Potsdam, Germany


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News

04.02.14

Climate change threatens to cause trillions in damage to world's coasts, if coastal regions do not adapt to sea-level rise.

Coastal regions may face massive increases in damages from storm surge flooding over the course...


17.02.13

Blog on Global Systems Science online

Our blog on Global Systems Science is online. Current Topics: Towards a Global Systems...


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