Can the Port of Southampton weather the coming storms of climate change?

Writing for Climate Conversations, Esmé Flegg of Tyndall Southampton discusses UK vulnerability to maritime disruption, arguing that "future-proofing ports, such as Southampton, is vital to maintain this flow of goods, but is also important in terms of our city’s economy."

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This recent paper in Natural Hazards tells us how the UK’s maritime disruption vulnerability has altered significantly since 1950 and continues to evolve. Adam, E.F., Brown, S., Nicholls, R.J. et al. Nat Hazards (2016) 83: 691. doi:10.1007/s11069-016-2347-4.
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