Adapting to a changing climate in the management of coastal zones

Year of Publication

2021

This paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the recent and projected socio-economic development of coastal areas.

Source:

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Author(s):

Marta Arbinolo, Catherine Gamper, Xavier Leflaive, Simon Buckle

Geography:

Global

Type:

Case Study, Measurement (System/Market/Tool), Strategy

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem, Solution Sets and Impact Potential, Monitoring and Evaluation

Impact theme(s):

Policy, Oceans, Climate

This paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the recent and projected socio-economic development of coastal areas. It reviews the environmental pressures exerted by human activities on coastal areas, as well as the impacts of climate change that exacerbate existing challenges. The paper calls for a co-ordinated and well-adapted policy response to address these challenges.