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The latest news about the activities of the Navigating a Changing Climate Initiative.

Climate change impacts on seaports: A growing threat Seaports are critical for global trade and sustainable development. They provide access to global markets and supply-chains for all countries, and are integral to maritime transport, as well as fisheries, offshore energy…
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Two weeks left to submit your proposal for a presentation! Working with Nature for Climate-Resilient Ports and Waterways Online Workshop Sponsored by: PIANC and Navigating a Changing Climate Likely dates: 14 and/or 15 September 2021 Announcement and request for presentations…
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Until more ports take action [to adapt to rising sea levels and other impacts], shippers will have to navigate a port ecosystem where some facilities are preparing for climate change and others are not: that is the conclusion of a…
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With regulatory measures on emissions reductions in shipping still being formulated and the debate still open on which fuels to use, the IMO2050 target clock is ticking to reduce global reductions in shipping carbon dioxide emissions by at least 50%…
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Following the hugely successful joint NavClimate-SedNet workshop 'Sediment management opportunities to address the climate change challenge' (held as an online event in February 2021), the workshop summary document has now been published on the SedNet website (see https://sednet.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Summary-and-outcomes-NavClimate-SedNet.pdf) This overview…
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January 2021 saw the launch of a new H2020 project aiming to develop a new coastal flood awareness system that could become a candidate to join the Copernicus Emergency Management Service. This new tool will demonstrate the feasibility of a European Coastal…
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Climate change adaptation for seaports in support of the 2030 agenda for sustainable development - UNCTAD expert meeting report published Drawing on UNCTAD’s earlier related work, the 8th session of the UNCTAD multi-year expert meeting on transport, trade logistics and…
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At the end of phase one of their Resilience4Ports project, The Resilience Shift has launched a new report on the resilience of ports. The report, 'Resilience4Ports: Gateways to a resilient future’ identifies 36 current and future trends and developments facing…
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The new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change, Building a Climate-Resilient Future, has been published today, 24 February 2021. The Strategy and associated resources can be accessed via https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_21_663  This EU Strategy sets out a pathway 'to prepare for…
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On 9 February, the European Parliament endorsed the agreement on the Proposal for a Regulation establishing a Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). With a budget of EUR 672.5 billion, the RRF is the EU’s main instrument to recover from the…
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