Facing up to rising sea levels

Attack, retreat or defend? The choices facing those fighting rising sea levels.

Rising sea levels is now a real issue
Rising sea levels is now a real issue

'Facing up to Rising Sea Levels: Retreat, Defend, Attack?' warns that the future of our coastal cities is in jeopardy due to:

  • Rising sea levels
  • Sinking landmasses
  • An increase in storm frequency

With over 12,000km of coastline, radical thinking is urgently needed to protect the UK’s at-risk communities from extreme flooding.

Focusing on Kingston upon Hull and Portsmouth, the research presents six scenarios set up to 90 years in the future.

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