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The latest news and developments on the implications of climate change for waterborne transport infrastructure. News is added by partners of the the Navigating a Changing Climate Partnership. You can also let us know about the latest developments by emailing us, or by using #navclimate on twitter.

Inland waterway transport is vulnerable to climate change because river navigation depends on precipitation and water levels for its operations.  There have been low and high water periods over the last 200 years and this will continue to occur in the…
Inland ports are more than familiar with the impacts of climate change. The increasingly serious effects of low-water levels have demonstrated beyond doubt the need to mitigate and adapt to climate change. To do so, the European Federation of Inland…
A worldwide common understanding and definition of terms in connection with port design and daily operation is essential for safety, sustainability and efficiency and is the interest of all parties involved in waterborne transport. In a co-operation which started in…
As entities particularly vulnerable to the disastrous effects of climate change, European ports are acutely aware of the need to bring the European Commission’s climate change adaptation strategy up to date. In its position paper, ESPO (European Sea Ports Organisation)…
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