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2022
This guidebook has been prepared to assist Malaysian local governments in preparing coherent and effective Climate Action Plans.
European Commission Joint Research Centre
An Indian woman sparkling water on to the street in front of her light blue house.
20 May 2022
India and Pakistan are experiencing a record-shattering heatwave with temperatures exceeding 45℃ in many areas, leading to critical electricity and water shortages. In addition, the heatwave demonstrates the need for heat action plans.
Flooded street and house in Eastern South Africa
20 May 2022
South Africa experienced catastrophic floods and landslides in the provinces of KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape after exceptionally heavy rainfall. With lives lost, houses and roads destroyed, the cause of the disaster can be linked to climatic change.
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2022
A real-time attribution study was conducted during the heatwave that affected large parts of North India and Pakistan in April-May 2022. The analysis was produced with a system developed in Hadley Centre for the attribution of extremes in near-real time.
Met Office
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2022
This contributing paper reviews the governance of systemic risk with the aim to identify opportunities and enabling factors for improving governance by managing what are increasingly interdependent risks with the potential for cascading impacts.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
In this article, the researchers aim to better understand these framings through a critical discourse analysis of how Indigenous peoples in disasters are represented in the expert news media.
Sage Publications
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2022
This contributing paper explores the necessity of reflexive and adaptive systemic transitions and deep institutional change for socio-ecological sustainability to occur. 
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
The paper series’ aims to enhance the understanding and policy uptake of such synergies, including through NbS, their conditions, and the support mechanisms required for joint implementation and mainstreaming of biodiversity and climate change policies.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit International Institute for Sustainable Development Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety