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WATCH: Sea level rise urgently requires new forms of decision making: study

US cities facing sea level rise need to look beyond traditional strategies for managing issues such as critical erosion and coastal squeeze, according to new research from Lund University. Civil society initiatives must now play a crucial role in adapting society to climate change, the study argues.
Flagler Beach, Florida
Flagler Beach, Florida

Using the City of Flagler Beach in Florida as a case study, researcher Chad Boda from LUCSUS illustrates that the traditional options put forward to address erosion and sea level rise affecting the city’s beach and coastal infrastructure either take a market-driven approach which fails to take into account many environmental and social considerations, or are currently too politically contentious to implement.

Read the article and watch an interview from Lund University 27 February 2018.

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