A new study suggests that more extensive adaptation measures will be needed to limit the damage from future flooding for coastal cities around the world. Without adaptation, cities that are not particularly at risk today could find themselves particularly vulnerable in the future, as existing defences fail to cope with rising sea levels.
- World Bank: Which coastal cities are at highest risk of damaging floods? New study crunches the numbers
- The Guardian: Coastal flood damage could soar to $1tn a year by 2050
- Nature: Future flood losses in major coastal cities