Coastal cities face mounting threats with rising sea levels, and adaptation measures are more expensive than the benefits they provide. As a result, residents are being forced to evacuate their homes. Dubbed the UK’s first climate refugees, they show the growing urgency for action on climate change.
About 40% of the world’s population resides within 100km of the coast. In light of imminent threats and the irreversible damage that has already occurred, it is essential for coastal cities, ports, and marinas to collaborate with innovation leaders to take decisive action.