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port rising sea levels

Could some of the world’s largest ports, like Houston, Shanghai and Lázaro Cárdenas, become unusable due to sea level rises?

Date and time: December 5th, 12:30-1:30 (GST) Location: Ocean Pavilion


The triple climate crisis poses an existential threat to global shipping, responsible for 3% of emissions. By 2050, a 40cm sea level rise could devastate coastal communities worldwide. Explore learnings from the Global Maritime Trends Report 2050 on this urgent challenge. Discover innovative solutions and steps the maritime sector can take to curb emissions and prevent climate catastrophe, securing a sustainable future for our oceans and our planet.

  • Beth Elliot, Head of Communications & Campaigns, Lloyd's Register Foundation (moderator) 
  • Dr Ruth Boumphrey, Chief Executive, Lloyd’s Register Foundation
  • Kenley Kenneth, Environmental Advocate
  • Elizabeth Petit González, Head of Communications and Partnerships, Sustainable Shipping Initiative
  • Jeremy Anderson, Director of Just Transition and Sustainable Transport, International Transport Workers’ Federation

Watch the recording now through the Ocean Pavilion virtual platform.

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