Sally Brown is a coastal scientist working at Bournemouth University, UK. She researches the impacts of sea-level rise and means to adapt. Her work has considered impacts on a global scale, at country level and local implications. Sally has researched a wide range of coastal environments from cliffs to deltas to small islands, and published over 50 articles on the impacts of sea-level rise around Europe, Africa and in Ghana, Bangladesh, India, the Maldives and the UK. She is interested in both physical and societal impacts and policy implications of coastal change and what this means for people living near the sea. In 2018, Sally was a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Special Report on a 1.5degC.