Climate change

Climate change

Adaptation benefits, costs, measures, capacity; climate resilience, climate-proofing, climate risk management, climate change as a disaster risk driver.

Beaver dam
As heatwaves and droughts become more frequent, beavers could play an important role in safeguarding against these risks, scientists say.
World Economic Forum
A team of scientists led by Virginia Tech Assistant Professor Luis Escobar wants to answer the unsolved question of how, when, and where cross-species virus transmission might next occur in wildlife.
Virginia Tech
Military man in dry area
The ICRC has explored how climate change can be relevant for combatants through its updated Guidelines on the Protection of the Natural Environment in Armed Conflict.
International Committee of the Red Cross
Cattle grazing
The use of virtual fencing to manage cattle grazing on sagebrush rangelands has potential to create fuel breaks needed to help fight wildfires, a recent Oregon State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service study found.
University of Oregon United States Department of Agriculture
Dealing with increasing fire frequencies in the domestic mountain-dominated forest systems requires assessment and anticipation of fire risks at local scales as well as a better understanding of its effects on the ecosystem and recreational activities.
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) and the USDA Forest Service, along with support from Google.org, Google’s philanthropic arm, has developed Planscape – a new wildfire resilience planning tool that improves wildfire safety.
California Natural Resources Agency
As climate threats from flooding to water scarcity rise, Iranians see little help on the horizon.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
Rebuilding Lives and Homes in Aceh and Nias, Indonesia
2010
This document presents the experience and lessons learned from the implementation of the Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Support Project (ETESP) housing program carried out by the Asian Development Bank in Indonesia.
Asian Development Bank