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Christiana Figueres: Four conclusions from Davos

UNFCCC

'The fact is that unless we are able to address climate change in a timely manner, all development gains will be under constant economic and social threat due to the increasing frequency and intensity of natural disasters,' writes Christiana Figueres...

  • Floods hit the most vulnerable in Malawi

    UNISDR AF

    Malawi and neighbouring countries are in the grip of a major flood crisis, with scores of lives lost, and over 600,000 displaced in Malawi alone. The flood crisis has disrupted access to food, sanitation, drinking water, medication and health services. The education system has been disrupted for 200,000 children while 415 schools have been damaged and others have been turned into shelters...

  • Bad weather warnings most effective if probability included, new research suggests

    SRA

    With severe weather expected to become more frequent and intense as a result of climate change, the importance of effectively communicating weather warnings to the public will only grow. New research has produced a critical insight: warnings are most effective when they carry a probability estimate...

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