Boy walks through street in Tuvalu after hurricane Pam 2015
A landmark plan to produce raised land that is safe from sea level rise and storm waves beyond 2100 is complete on Tuvalu's capital, Funafuti.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Two men sitting on coins. One sitting on a large pillar of coins and one on a small one.
Investment of up to 4 percent of GDP annually is needed to ensure climate resilience and meet emissions reduction targets.
International Monetary Fund
As we stand at the crossroads of our collective future, navigating an evolving risk landscape, the choice for a livable future is real, and it is ours to make. COP28 is a crucial opportunity to address the escalating climate crisis.
Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction
In the face of extreme heat, there are clear, actionable steps that individuals, caregivers, and policymakers can implement to reduce risks and improve health outcomes for expecting mothers and infants.
Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center
A failure to slow global warming is providing many deadly diseases with the opportunity to expand their reach, putting the health of millions of people at risk.
Wellcome Trust
A cooling center sign in Vancouver, Canada amidst a heatwave
Experts from the University of Birmingham are calling for global cooling and cold chain to be considered as critical infrastructure.
University of Birmingham
At the heart of Universal Social Protection is the idea that everyone, regardless of their income or status, should have access to basic support when they need it.
United Nations System Staff College
Young African boy sitting in heat on water tanks.
This week, the COP28 climate talks will begin against a backdrop of evermore strident warnings from climate scientists and world leaders. Watch for these three key issues facing negotiators.
Conversation Media Group, the
The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) released its decadal synopsis on the state of Antarctic climate change and ecosystems. It led the recent Antarctic Treaty meeting to issue the Helsinki Declaration to highlight changes in Antarctica.
Conversation Media Group, the
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

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