» Carbon Brief’s definitive guide to the entire IPCC sixth assessment cycle
24/03/23 12:04 from Carbon Brief
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has now published the synthesis report of its... The post Carbon Brief’s definitive guide to the entire IPCC sixth assessment cycle appeared first on Carbon Brief .

» UN Water Conference: reducing cross-border tensions
24/03/23 12:00 from UN News
As water scarcity and the potential for conflicts between countries over resources increase, the UN is urging more nations to sign up to the Water Convention, designed to reduce tensions and improve international cooperation.

» Extreme heat waves in Europe may be linked to melting Arctic sea ice
24/03/23 11:00 from Yale Climate Connections
Rapid warming in the Arctic seems to be having unforeseen consequences on the weather in temperate zones — with deadly results. The post Extreme heat waves in Europe may be linked to melting Arctic sea ice appeared first on Yale Climate ...

» Online misinformation is spreading from English to Spanish
24/03/23 11:00 from Yale Climate Connections
Content aggregators are adding Spanish-language voice-overs or subtitles to misleading content that they think can go viral. The post Online misinformation is spreading from English to Spanish appeared first on Yale Climate Connections .

» Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
24/03/23 10:54 from PreventionWeb
VU Amsterdam is a unique university with faculties in the humanities, STEM, social sciences and medical sciences. 

» Flood risk ten times higher in many places over the world within 30 years
24/03/23 10:50 from PreventionWeb
After the North Sea Flood of 1953, it took nearly 45 years to finalize the Delta Works. If we want to protect The Netherlands against sea-level rise, we shouldn’t wait too long. But how much time do we have left?

» Republic of Congo: Addressing climate change and building a more resilient economy
24/03/23 10:30 from PreventionWeb
The World Bank approved today $82 million to support the Climate-Resilient and Inclusive Livelihoods Project (ProClimat Congo) in the Republic of Congo.

» The Samoan weather service is identifying ‘never before’ levels of flooding
24/03/23 10:10 from PreventionWeb
The Samoan weather service has detected changes in frequency and intensity to flooding across the country, and has described the events as ‘never before’ seen. 

» A story from a football field: Building climate resilience in Viet Nam's Central Highlands and Central Coast
24/03/23 10:00 from PreventionWeb
If you have a chance to visit the farm of Thi Dieu and Mang Min in Thuan Bac district in south Viet Nam, what you see will make you think of a football field: a hard and flat ground and little grass.

» Fossil Fuel Firms Use Permitting Loopholes to Fast-Track LNG Export Projects Near Black Communities
24/03/23 10:00 from DeSmogBlog
Years before Hurricane Katrina levee failures flooded New Orleans, a Louisiana hurricane expert warned federal officials of the potential for the levees to break. Now, Ivor van Heerden, the former deputy director of Louisiana State Unive...

» Japanese Association of Museums
24/03/23 08:54 from PreventionWeb
Japanese Association of Museums (JAM) was founded in 1928 and incorporated in 1940. JAM plays a central role for strengthening the foundation of and further develop all the museum institutions, ultimately aiming to enrich Japanese societ...

» Tech Talent Hunt Initiative
24/03/23 08:42 from PreventionWeb
Tech Talent Hunt Initiative is a Non-Governmental Organization that assists young IDPs to be self-reliant and progress beyond humanitarian assistance through provision of digital skills, employability skills, competitive digital jobs and...

» Book Review: Behind the Demise of the Tavistock Gender Clinic
24/03/23 07:47 from Undark
“Time to Think,” by BBC journalist Hannah Barnes, is a deeply reported account of what went wrong at the Gender Identity Development Service in Britain, the U.K.’s only clinic for children with gender dysphoria. Barnes ...

» A remarkable landslide at Karl Marx village, in Jalpak-Tash, Kyrgyzstan
24/03/23 07:10 from The Landslide Blog
On 22 March 2023 a remarkable landslide occurred in Jalpak-Tash in Kyrgyzstan. A drone video posted to Youtube provides great footage of the landslide.

» Giant volcanic ‘chain’ spills secrets on inner workings of volcanoes
24/03/23 00:00 from Scimex Newsfeed
Volcanic relics scattered throughout the Australian landscape are a map of the northward movement of the continent over a 'hotspot' inside the Earth, during the last 35 million years.

» Northerners should be at the table for NORAD discussions, says Nunavut premier
23/03/23 19:54 from Eye on the Arctic
As U.S. President Joe Biden prepares to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa, Nunavut’s premier says he’ll be

» Big Oil Firms Touted Algae as Climate Solution. Now All Have Pulled Funding
23/03/23 18:49 from DeSmogBlog
By Amy Westervelt, The Guardian. This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. One by one, big oil firms have touted the...

» Q&A: IPCC wraps up its most in-depth assessment of climate change
23/03/23 17:01 from Carbon Brief
The final part of the world’s most comprehensive assessment of climate change – which details... The post Q&A: IPCC wraps up its most in-depth assessment of climate change appeared first on Carbon Brief .

» “Urgency. Gravity. Hope.” World’s Top Climate Report Highlights Dire Need for Climate Action
23/03/23 16:41 from State of the Planet
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s assessment report issues catastrophic warning if immediate climate action is not taken by governments across the globe.

» Climate change threatens global fisheries
23/03/23 16:00 from Scimex Newsfeed
The diet quality of fish across large parts of the world's oceans could decline by up to 10 per cent as climate change impacts an integral part of marine food chains, a major study has found.

» Sponges in Wellington Harbour are full of microplastics
23/03/23 16:00 from Scimex Newsfeed
Wellington researchers collected 45 sponges across six species at three sites in the capital's harbour, and found microplastics in every single one. Sponges in Evans Bay were found to have the highest concentrations of microplastics comp...

» Having a COVID-19 booster while pregnant lowers your baby's risk
23/03/23 16:00 from Scimex Newsfeed
The rates of babies hospitalised with COVID-19 are lower in those whose mothers received their third COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant, than those whose mothers were unvaccinated or received their second dose while pregnant, according to i...

» International Standards Organization webinar on community resilience standards
23/03/23 15:59 from PreventionWeb
The webinar will provide information on 3 standards on community resilience currently under development in WG 5 with the aim of attracting more experts to participate in their development.

» Spring melt in Whitehorse could bring more landslides, geologist says
23/03/23 15:29 from Eye on the Arctic
The snow in Whitehorse has been steadily melting over the last week or so — and that’s got some people

» Chilling Out for Conservation
23/03/23 15:23 from Crop Trust - News

» Brain Prize 2023 – Announcement of Winners
23/03/23 15:20 from Science Media Centre » Briefings
The Brain Prize is awarded by the Lundbeck Foundation in Denmark and is worth more than £1m (€1.3m). Awarded annually, … read more

» People with severe COVID-19 could use Paxlovid to stop long-COVID
23/03/23 15:00 from Scimex Newsfeed
For people with COVID-19 and at least one risk factor for progression to severe disease, treatment with the antiviral medication nirmatrelvir - otherwise known as Paxlovid - within five days of a positive COVID-19 test result was associa...

» Overturning Roe v Wade likely led to an increase in distress in women
23/03/23 15:00 from Scimex Newsfeed
The loss of abortion rights that followed the overturning of the infamous Roe v Wade case was associated with a 10% increase in the prevalence of mental distress in women in the US, say researchers from the US. The team gathered survey d...

» What factors increase your risk of developing long-COVID?
23/03/23 15:00 from Scimex Newsfeed
Some people have a higher risk of developing long-COVID, according to international researchers who say that older people, smokers, women, people with higher body mass index, preexisting medical conditions, or previous hospitalisations o...

» Stocktaking of adaptive social protection and disaster risk management
23/03/23 14:10 from PreventionWeb
The objectives of this note are to provide a brief overview of the ASP concept and framework, outline synergies between ASP and disaster risk management (DRM) to build resilience to disaster and climate shocks and highlight current pract...

» Senior Specialist- External Relations & Partnerships
23/03/23 14:09 from PreventionWeb
CDRI is looking for an experienced professional for the position of Senior Specialist (External Relations and Partnerships) to work under the supervision of the Lead Specialist.

» Evaluation of an early flood warning system in Bamako (Mali): Lessons learned from the flood of May 2019
23/03/23 14:01 from PreventionWeb
This research carried out an experience feedback on the floods in Bamako Mail on 16 May 2019 by comparing early warning system (EWS) simulations to the results of a field survey.

» Hunters in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, still waiting for decision on exporting polar bear hides
23/03/23 13:58 from Eye on the Arctic
Hunters in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, are still waiting to hear the final word on when they can resume exporting polar bear hides

» Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist
23/03/23 13:56 from PreventionWeb
Specifically the Consultant will support FAO to mainstream DRR within and across the Organization and to provide DRR capacity development to member countries to strengthen the resilience of agricultural livelihoods and related food systems.

» Falling through the gaps: how global failures to address the climate crisis are leading to increased losses and damages – Executive Summary
23/03/23 13:44 from PreventionWeb
To better understand the realities and needs of frontline communities, this paper explored flooding impacts and risks in Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Nepal. Case studies on losses and damages in these countries are summarized in this report.

» Earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis and landslides: How Aotearoa New Zealand manages a medley of hazards
23/03/23 13:35 from PreventionWeb
Temblor chats with Gill Jolly, research leader for the Natural Hazards and Risks arm of GNS Science Te Pū Ao, which conducts geological and geophysical monitoring of Aotearoa New Zealand. They discuss how the island nation manages the ma...

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