This report provides an introduction to public engagement on climate change adaptation. Public engagement is critical to the long-term success of efforts to build climate resilience through national adaptation plan (NAP) processes.
National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Global Network
The outcome of a two-year research project with the Norwegian Institute for Social Research, the report investigates local capacity to manage disaster risk and emergencies in Norway.
Norwegian Red Cross
Aerial picture of a flooded Texan residential area
Argonne researchers and partners have developed a new methodology for estimating increased flood risk from climate change.
Argonne National Laboratory
Flash flood in a desert
A downward counterfactual is a thought about the past where things turned for the worse. Most thoughts about the past are upward, how things might have been better – but cat modelers need to consider downward counterfactuals.
Risk Management Solutions
Tree fell on road during cyclone Gabrielle. Auckland, New Zealand
Intense tropical cyclones have tended to occur around three days earlier per decade since the 1980s, according to a study published in Nature.
PhysOrg, Omicron Technology Ltd Nature Publishing Group
Eruption of Mount Etna volcano, 16 February 2020
New study investigated how far fires ignited by hot rock projectiles from a volcanic eruption could spread under certain wind conditions.
GNS Science
Border Roads Organization clear the road to Leh affected by landslide on August 29, 2012 in Manali, India. Landslides are regular phenomenon of this high altitude region.
InSAR paints a dynamic picture of land deformation over time by detecting minuscule ground displacements on a millimeter scale. This is especially useful in South Asia, with its rugged landscapes and rapid development in hills and mountains.
World Bank, the
Rockfall blocks a road followin heavy rain
Detailed mapping by GNS Science and its partners is revealing the extraordinary impact of an extreme rainfall event.
American Geophysical Union
A farmer overlooking his dried up field.
Regarding the U.S. Southwest drought, a new study reveals that in the best-case scenario, conditions could ease a bit in coming years, but with climate change, will never return to their pre-2000 state.
Columbia Climate School
Yellow building collapsed after an earthquake.
Private, public, and intergovernmental stakeholders ask how can we ensure that good practices, lessons learned, and challenges are captured to improve and prepare for the next inevitable response in Türkiye, or elsewhere in the world?
Connecting Business initiative