Leading the way in adapting to sea-level rise

A state-of-the-art online platform was launched by the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project and project partner the Pacific Community, with the Government of Tuvalu. For the first time, the platform will allow the atoll nation to identify, plan for, and reduce risks from sea level rise and more frequent storms driven by climate change. In the Pacific Island country of Tuvalu, the sea level has been quietly creeping upwards for years. By 2050, it is estimated that half the capital, Fogafale, will be flooded by tidal waters. With climate change posing a risk to infrastructure, food security and energy supply, 95…

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