Climate Change

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This profile documents the projected climate impacts in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC) region. The high vulnerability to climate impacts in the region often drive direct integration of climate risk management into planning processes.
Lady walking carrying water in Kisoro, Uganda
In the Karamoja region of northern Uganda, conflict frequently erupted among herders and communities over access to water and pasture for livestock.
Adapting to climate disruption means more detailed heatwave action plans, reductions in water use in some areas, and defences against bigger floods than today’s architects ever planned for.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
A man rows his boat off the coast of Dili, East Timor
The Green Climate Fund has approved a USD 21.7 million project to support the establishment of end-to-end climate information services and multi-hazard early warning systems in Timor-Leste. Eighty percent of Timorese are expected to directly benefit.
Integrated approaches are needed to understand and respond to changes in tropical mountain ecosystems and communities brought about by receding glaciers and changes in land use.
International Institute for Sustainable Development, CSU
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This paper models long-term changes in minimum mortality temperatures (MMT), a well-established metric denoting the lowest risk of heat-related mortality, as a function of climate change and socio-economic progress across 3820 cities.
IOM will implement the new project for a period of 24 months from 2021 to 2023, targeting the disaster-prone states of Khartoum, West Darfur, North Darfur, South Darfur, North Kordofan, Kassala, Gadaref, and Blue Nile.
Coverpage of "Organisational preparedness for the physical risks of climate change in the UK"
This report presents the headline findings from a national survey of UK-based organisations’ perceptions about adapting to a changing climate.