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Climate costs for Asia Pacific ports

Climate costs for Asia Pacific ports

21 March 2018

The report estimates costs of US$31 billion to US$49 billion to protect Asia Pacific ports from the effects of climate change. Trade, especially seaborne, accounts for 58% of global GDP and Asian ports account for nine of the top ten in capacity. This report highlights the urgent need for ports infrastructure to consider the physical effects of climate change and to build to withstand those effects.

 

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