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This is a shot from space illustrating a hurricane approaching Texas.
Three years after experiencing huge losses and displacement from Hurricanes Eta and Iota, a community near San Pedro Sula is determined to be ready for the next disaster.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Community carpenters construct new houses in Fiji
From Cambodia to Peru, a suite of innovative projects are helping communities weather a range of climate-related perils. Here is a closer look at five of those efforts.
United Nations Environment Programme
The floods that killed 20 people in Waverly, Tennessee, and the surrounding area came with little warning.
Northeastern University
A new report from the UN Environment Programme, UNOPS and the University of Oxford highlights the contributions of nature-based infrastructure solutions to sustainable development, climate action and biodiversity.
United Nations Environment Programme
United Nations Office for Project Services
Oxford University Press
Wars and insecurity can complicate getting help to the people who are most at risk from climate-change-related threats. Requirements for donors also stand in the way of cash flow to fragile countries but tracking how money is spent can be more difficult.
In the 2015 Paris Agreement, the world’s wealthiest countries pledged US$50 billion annually to support climate adaptation. Eight years later, it is clear that this money is failing to reach vulnerable “frontline communities”.
Conversation Media Group, the
So what exactly will warmer global temperatures mean for city residents’ exposure to excessive heat? We need better data to say with precision, but global-scale models from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) start to paint a picture.
World Resources Institute
Shiny delicious apples hanging from a tree branch in an apple orchard
Key lessons & resources help young male & female farmers & fishers fight climate change impacts.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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