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Can drought be prevented? Slovakia aims to try

IPS

A landmark programme to combat drought set to be implemented in the small Central European country of Slovakia could be an inspiration for other states as extreme weather events become more frequent, the environmental action group behind the plan has said.

  • Insurance industry taking action in addressing climate change

    Geneva Association

    The insurance industry is contributing significantly to building socio-economic resilience to climate change and supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy in their role as risk management experts and investors, although a number of challenges are hindering the industry's efforts to scale up its contribution, according to a new research report from The Geneva Association.

  • Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum adopts resolution on climate resilience

    Philippines - gov

    Lawmakers from 27 countries at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) in Hanoi, Vietnam have adopted a Philippine-sponsored resolution on climate and disaster resilience, Senator Loren Legarda announced today.

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