Tag: Climate Adaptation

14
Dec

Adaptation to climate change

Adaptation means anticipating the adverse effects of climate change and taking appropriate action to prevent or minimise the damage they can cause, or taking advantage of opportunities that may arise. It has been shown that well planned, early adaptation action saves money and lives later. Examples of adaptation measures include: using scarce water resources more efficiently; adapting building codes to

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9
Mar

Adaptation Futures 2018: 5th International Climate Change Adaptation Conference

Adaptation Futures 2018 builds on the legacy and key messages that emerged from the previous conferences. 4 Key Messages from Adaptation Futures 2016 The adaptation community should remain dynamic, learn from other communities and develop synergies. It is key to connect scholars with policy-makers and practitioners, focusing on solutions. Innovation is essential for adaptation. The adaptation community needs innovative research on new

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12
Dec

COP23 roundup: the outcomes and implications for climate adaptation

In the early hours of Saturday morning, the official UN climate talks came to an end. Proceedings closed with a traditional Fijian song, Isa Lei, marking the end of the small island nation’s COP presidency. The negotiations did not close on a spectacular note, as was the case in 2015 when the Paris Agreement was signed, but that does not mean

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