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Durban climate deal offers no solution to low-lying island states

Durban climate deal offers no solution to low-lying island states | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it

The low-lying Pacific islands such as Kiribati and Tuvalu are taking little solace from a December alliance between developed and developing nations at the UN Climate Change Conference in Durban, South Africa. The conference concluded with agreement for further talks on a new climate change agreement with ‘legal force’ by 2015, to be ratified by 2020.


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Developing Countries Still Waiting for a Global Response to Climate Change - Inter Press Service

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As president of the Council of Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific states, Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi had t
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New Zealand Judge Rejects Climate Refugee Plea

New Zealand Judge Rejects Climate Refugee Plea | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
A New Zealand judge on Tuesday rejected a Kiribati man's claim that he should be granted refugee status because of climate change. Ioane Teitiota and his wife moved to New Zealand from the low-lying Pacific island nation in 2007.
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Climate change threatens food security

Climate change threatens food security | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
The unpredictable rain attributed to the changing climate is threatening food security.

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Global flood risk under climate change

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A global flood risk for the end of this century based on outputs of 11 climate models using glboal river routing model with an inundation scheme.

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Indigenous knowledge to combat climate change

Indigenous knowledge to combat climate change | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
An international forum in Darwin has been told that traditional land
management practices are helping to combat the effects of climate
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Go Fish (Somewhere Else): Warming Oceans Are Altering Catches : NPR

Go Fish (Somewhere Else): Warming Oceans Are Altering Catches : NPR | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
Fish are moving away from the equator and toward the poles to maintain their preferred water temperature. That means, for example, that fishermen are seeing swordfish normally found in the Mediterranean swimming near Denmark.
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Kiribati enters the end game against climate change - in pictures

Kiribati enters the end game against climate change - in pictures | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
The waves are slowly seeping over the islands of the Pacific nation, which is at the frontline of the climate change-induced rise in sea levels striking low-lying nations all over the world
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Powerful images of sea-level rise impacts.

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How do you assess climate change adaptation options for farmers? Lessons from AgMIP | CGIAR Climate

How do you assess climate change adaptation options for farmers? Lessons from AgMIP | CGIAR Climate | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
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Climate change adaptation as a new academic discipline - University World News

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The Challenges of Adapting to Climate Change in South Asia

The Challenges of Adapting to Climate Change in South Asia | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
A recent panel at the Woodrow Wilson Center discussed what is needed to help strengthen South Asian communities against the impacts of climate change
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Climate Change: Africa Faces Huge Adaptation Cost - Nigerian Observer

Climate Change: Africa Faces Huge Adaptation Cost
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ABUJA - Africa faces huge financial challenges in adapting to climate change, according to the United Nations Environment programme (UNEP).
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Australian cities by 2050 - how do we prepare?

Australian cities by 2050 - how do we prepare? | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
A population of 35 million within four decades means Australian urban development demands serious attention – now.
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Weathering the Storm: 4 Steps to Prepare your Company for Climate Change

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Dr. Jonatan Pinkse of Grenoble Ecole de Management and Ms. Federica Gasbarro of Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies identify 5 steps businesses can take to prepare for an era of extreme events.

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In India, Farmers Adapt to Climate Change

In India, Farmers Adapt to Climate Change | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
In the village and in the field: Helping India's farmers fight the effects of climate change
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Extreme heat and climate change: adaptation in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities

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Unpacking multilevel adaptation to climate change in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Unpacking multilevel adaptation to climate change in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
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Multilevel governance for climate change adaptation.

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Australia's Country Towns 2050: What Will A Climate Adapted Settlement Pattern Look Like

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Krabi holistic approach to vulnerability and adaptation assessment | weADAPT 4.0

Krabi holistic approach to vulnerability and adaptation assessment | weADAPT 4.0 | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
AbstractClimate change vulnerability and adaptation planning can be taken into consideration across many sectors and at different levels and scales. Different scales of planning have different contexts and may require different approaches.
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Building resilience

Building resilience | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
A series of articles exploring what resilience means for vulnerable communities, and its impact on the architecture of aid.
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What is resilience?

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Key climate change body loses Government funding - ABC News

Key climate change body loses Government funding - ABC News | adapting to climate change | Scoop.it
A key research body charged with preparing Australia to handle the impacts of global warming is running out of money.
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