Climate change risk to global port operations


Nature Climate Change, Published online: 09 November 2020; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-00937-z

Global trade and transport depend on the resilience of the ports sector. Multi-hazard operational risks are estimated for 2,013 ports under historical climate and future warming; of the marine and atmospheric hazards considered, coastal flooding, wave overtopping and heat stress increase risk most.