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Climate Change

Adaptation: The adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which moderates harm or exploits beneficial opportunities.

US: Youth voices on climate change Take Times Square

30 Jul 2014, WB

'Climate change is a global challenge, and we need a global solution involving all sectors. Each and every one of us is involved,' said Lucia Grenna, who leads Connect4Climate, an initiative with about 200 partners that was created by the World Bank, the Italian Ministry of Environment, and the Global Environment Facility...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.1 [PDF, 104Kb]Disaster risk reduction is an integral objective of environment related policies and plans, including for land use natural resource management and adaptation to climate change

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