Climate change

Climate adaptation for disaster resilience and climate change as a risk driver.

Latest Climate change additions in the Knowledge Base

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Research briefs
The research published in 2010, and even though focused on California, was the first large-scale epidemiological study looking at preterm delivery and temperature conducted anywhere in the world.
Eos - AGU
Research briefs
Recent assessments suggest the ocean current known as Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) is slowing down, with collapse a real possibility this century.
Conversation Media Group, the
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Update
Over 1 billion lack reliable, safe, and affordable basic needs such as basic housing, running water, electricity, and sanitation. However, providing access to decent housing can improve their resilience to climate change.
Climate Adaptation Platform
Illustration with Black men and women
Update
The impacts of climate change disproportionately affect the least prepared and most disadvantaged. Locally-led adaptation initiatives must recognise these intersectional power imbalances to be truly empowering.
Climate and Development Knowledge Network
Update
This month, delegates will be meeting in Bonn, Germany for a key conference on climate change. Ahead of that gathering, here is a closer look at eight common climate-related myths and why they are simply not true.
United Nations Environment Programme
Research briefs
Coastal Alaska communities from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta northward will see more of their buildings exposed to flooding by 2100 if they continue developing at the same location, according to new research.
University of Alaska Fairbanks
SIDS4: Ensuring a Multi-hazard approach in the implementation of the Early Warning for All Initiative (EW4ALL)
Update
SIDS rank amongst some of the world’s most vulnerable countries, highly exposed to external shocks, global warming-induced rising sea levels and other risks due to climate change.
World Bank, the
Australian native performing traditional ritual with fire.
Update
The Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre today launches an ArcGIS StoryMap that highlights the role of traditional knowledge in addressing climate change and extreme weather.
Red Cross / Red Crescent Climate Centre

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