(VOV) - A press conference was held in Hanoi on October 25 to announce preparations for the sixth conference on community-based adaptation to climate change which will be held in Vietnam in April 2012.
Report says refugees forced to leave homes by weather caused by global warming may end up in even worse afflicted areas (RT @YaleE360: Climate change could trap hundreds of millions in disaster areas, report claims
Ghana News AgencyGhana: Climate Change and Disaster Risk ReductionAllAfrica.comFor example, the Aowin Suaman District Assembly, in the Western Region, has received training to mainstream climate change and disaster risk reduction into their...
Karin Holzknecht in AlertNet: The long held view that adaptation and mitigation are mutually exclusive approaches for reducing the impacts of climate change has been questioned in a recent study, with the beginnings of an ...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Briefed on Solomon Islands Climate Change Adaptation Project. [HONIARA, 5 September] UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was briefed on the Pacific's first Adaptation Fund project ...
Amazon.com: Adapting Cities to Climate Change: Understanding and Addressing the Development Challenges (Earthscan Climate) (9781844077458): Jane Bicknell, David Dodman, David Satterthwaite: Books (Adapting Cities to Climate Change: Understanding and...
"In an effort to raise awareness on the importance of adapting to the adverse effects of climate change, the Adaptation Fund invites you to demonstrate what adaptation means to you.
The best three images will be selected by a jury composed of: Cristina Algarra, IPADE Foundation Pedro Armestre, Photographer Marco Gordillo, Manos Unidas NGO, Sofía Moro, Photographer.
All entries must be received by November 22, 2011 to email@example.com.
The winners of the contest will be announced at the 17th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Durban, South Africa at the Adaptation Fund Side Event.
If you are interested read the rules of competition."
As mosquito species spread due to climate change, the transmission rate of diseases like malaria will increase, engulfing countries like Zimbabwe from 2025 to 2050. An extra 21 million people in China could be at risk from ...
Tens of millions of people are moving to places that are more vulnerable to environmental disaster, particularly the urban flood plains of Asia and Africa, according to a UK government report.
By focusing mainly on the people displaced by drought, floods and famine, the world is neglecting those “trapped” in deteriorating environmental conditions or actually moving into them, says the study, prepared by the government’s Foresight programme that examines issues 20-80 years in the future.
This online community is a resource and information exchange for individuals working on climate change adaptation projects, policies, funding schemes and communications, built around the theme of water and climate change. Topics covered reach across all sectors to engage individuals, governments, corporations and NGOs.
In the present condition we are facing today, people must think of new plan and solution to climate change that is happening now. It is about time now to adapt the materials for the buildings and houses.
I submit to you that we have lost a decade debating who’s guilty for climate change, a question of little relevance in my mind, instead of investing that effort in finding ways to adapt to the climate change we have been experiencing for many...
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