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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Sustainable Cities

Research Line Leader: Eva Britt Isager


Goal:
Improve current practices in urban planning and design
so as to combine emissions reductions with improving
quality of life.

Major finding:

This goal can be achieved if social learning within and
between cities is fostered step by step so as to gradually
increase economic incentives while enlarging the scope
for lifestyle changes.

Funding agents:

Internal funding for preparatory phase of research.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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