Achieving Fair and Collective Adaptation to Sea-Level Rise

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Sea-level rise, coastal migration and more intense extreme weather events will render 350 million people vulnerable to coastal flooding by 2050. It is in the interests of coastal communities to adapt to such environmental change, yet little is known about how collective adaptation is achieved and whether local initiatives are socially just. This project will advance our understanding about collective action and climate justice through three international sea-level rise case studies. The ultimate aim is to ensure that future coastal adaptation is fair and collaborative to sustain coastal communities through climate change.

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Supervisory team
Sonia
Graham

Arts and Social Sciences
Social Sciences
Marc
Williams

Arts and Social Sciences
Social Sciences
Kristen
Splinter

Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering
sonia.graham@unsw.edu.au

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