UNEP publishes new coastal adaptation language

This is to announce the release of a new coastal adaptation language – the Coastal Hazard Wheel. The Coastal Hazard Wheel is available as a new UNEP publication, as scientific background papers and as a global coastal classification app. It is taken forward by an international partnership of leading knowledge institutions and all information can be found on www.coastalhazardwheel.org.

The Coastal Hazard Wheel functions as a universal coastal adaptation system to address all key coastal challenges simultaneously. It aims to boost adaptation action for the 1 billion people living in coastal areas worldwide and bridge the gap between scientists, policy-makers and the general public. It has been through a rigorous scientific review process, has been translated to all the official UN languages and can be used at local, regional and national level in both developed and developing countries.

For more information, please contact Dr Lars Rosendahl Appelquist (lra@coastalhazardwheel.org)

 

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