Extreme weather events as well as unnoticeable environmental changes, such as sea level rise and ocean acidification, are consequences of climate change and have major impacts on life of earth. Resilience of cities and coastal communities are therefore essencial.
Priority work tasks include the following topics:
- Resilient Cities & Coastal Areas
- Disaster Risk Reduction
- Ocean Acidification
- Invasive Species & Loss of biodiversity
- Polar Regions
- Best Practices in Marine Spatial Planning and Maritime Protected Areas