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Cover of Just transition in the context of adaptation to climate change
2021
The present technical paper provides an overview of knowledge and practice for just resilience in Europe as a scoping exercise based on a rapid review of scientific literature on social impacts of adaptation and resilience.
European Environment Agency
Scientists hope is that by directly measuring the force felt between tectonic plates pushing on each other – tectonic stress – they can learn when a great earthquake is ready to happen.
The University of Texas at Austin
Houses with wildfire smoke in the background
Most government policies for mitigating public health risks from wildfire smoke aim to educate citizens to protect themselves by staying indoors, closing windows, and using air filters.
Stanford News Service
This summer has been China’s driest and hottest since consistent records began being kept in 1961. The severe heatwave resulted in and continues to exacerbate a drought.
The Diplomat
Children playing with water in fountain in Harbour drive in downtown San Diego.
Locals are tracking temperatures, humidity and other data to help officials protect those living in sweltering 'heat islands'
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
Overhead shot of a volcano
Volcanic eruptions cannot be predicted with 100 per cent certainty. However, details about an upcoming eruption can be estimated using the hot and smelly gases a volcano produces.
Conversation Media Group, the
Cover
2022
This paper intends to show the effect of changing the selection of countries included in a drought risk assessment on its outcomes and highlight the countries that are “left behind” by a global drought risk assessment.
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research
Cover of Co-Chair summary APMCDRR
2022
This is the Co-Chair summary of the 2022 Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR).
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction