Coasts and Ports Conference 2015: Review of Climate Change Adaptation Papers

Climate Change Adaptation for Settlements and Infrastructure was covered in detail at Coast and Ports 2015 held in Auckland New Zealand in September 2015. The theme of the conference was ‘Environomics. Environment and economics – can we have both?’ The intention of the theme was to discuss how we seek win-win solutions delivering projects in the coastal zone. Disaster events were aClimate Change adaptation emerged across all the conference streams and there were papers that covered finance and economics, planning, risk assessment and engineering design. The key papers under each of these areas are discussed here.