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Tuesday, 10 December 2019 11:10

PIANC Climate Change Declaration launched at COP25 in Madrid

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On 10th December 2019, at the Round Table on Resilience at COP25 in Madrid, Spain, the President of the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) launched the association’s Declaration on Climate Change.

In addition to recognising the role of waterborne transport infrastructure owners and operators in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the Declaration focuses on the urgent need to strengthen resilience, and adapt port and waterway infrastructure and operations to the effects of climate change.  In particular, it highlights that climate change adaptation action does not need to be complex or costly.  There are many simple and relatively inexpensive measures that can be put in place to help strengthen the resilience of critical navigation infrastructure.

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