Assessing sea level rise costs and adaptation benefits under uncertainty in Greece

Mediterranean Sea climate and environmental change

Although sea-level rise (SLR) is not the only driver of coastal change, it is expected to radically alter the living conditions and prosperity of coastal communities in the decades to come. The economic assessment of sea level rise impacts and of coastal adaptation measures proves to be rather demanding due to the fact that these are complex phenomena, affected by both global conditions and local parameters. All these factors add to the uncertainty involved in climate change assessments, in general, and in SLR impacts in particular, creating significant ambiguity during the policy-making process. This paper wishes to contribute to existing literature by exploring modern

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