Climate Change

Asia-Pacific is one of the most vulnerable regions, and the impacts are projected to intensify in the future if no actions are taken.
To make good on ambitious decarbonization and adaptation promises, municipal leaders will require scaled-up tools to collect and analyze the information they need.
Crowds pass by a fountain during a hot day in Krakow, Poland
The fact 2021 was among the world’s hottest years despite cooling forces shows just how strong the long-term warming trend is. Indeed, 2021 may well be the coldest year to be experienced ever again.
A thunderstorm rolls over the Great Plains
Climate modeling predicts that conditions conducive to severe thunderstorms will arise more often as Earth warms.
Earth surface in medicine mask to fight against Corona virus. Concept of fighting epidemic and climate change.
Given the significant number of cities affected by disasters such as floods, landslides and drought in the South and Southeast, the study focused on these regions and selected 45 cities in seven metropolitan areas affected by disasters in recent years
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
For the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, the tsunami unleashed by Saturday's volcanic eruption laid bare some of the ways that climate change is threatening the islands' very existence.
An engineer observes transmission lines overhead
A team of researchers led by Penn State has developed a coupled water–power–economy model to capture these important interactions in a study of the exceedance of water temperature thresholds for power generation.
A cyclist waits at a crosswalk under heavy rain in Tokyo
With a warming climate, atmospheric rivers will likely bring record-breaking precipitation events to mountainous parts of East Asia such as the Japanese Alps, according to a new University of Tsukuba modeling study.
Studies offer preview of what electricity consumers on the West Coast could experience .