Climate Change and Environmental Impacts on Coastal Communities

Inquiry into Climate Change and Environmental Impacts on Coastal Communities

This report by an Australian House of Representatives committee on climate change spells out policy options available to coastal communities in addressing sea level rise: protect, redesign, rebuild, elevate, relocate, or retreat.  The report describes the uncertainties local planning councils will face in deciding which policy would apply best in each circumstance.  Individual chapters may be downloaded for convenience.

About Bruce

Work for sustainable development of small islands and the Chesapeake Bay; ex-Peace Corps (Volunteer and staff) in LA & Caribbean; cruised Caribbean on S/Y Meander for three years; like small tropical islands, French canals, Umbria, Tasmania, and NZ. Married 52 years to the late Kincey Burdett Potter (see President of the now-sunsetting Island Resources Foundation.
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