A new report from the World Bank Group warns that climate change will interrupt our world as we know it. The report on strategies for adapting to climate change follows a string of scientific information that sound increasingly strident calls to action, including a study published in Science on 11 January, 2019 that says ocean warming is accelerating faster than was previously known.
World Bank Outlines Ways to Reduce the Scale of Climate Disasters
allAfrica, 16 January 2019
A new report from the World Bank Group warns that climate change will interrupt our world as we know it. Read more »
World Bank Action Plan on Adaptation & Resilience.
The accelerating impacts of climate change, and the need to avoid much larger impacts in the future, bring urgency to scaling up action on adaptation ... see more »
World Bank Announces U.S.$50 Billion over Five Years for Climate Adaptation and Resilience
World Bank, 15 January 2019
The World Bank Group today launched its Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. Under the plan, the World Bank Group will ramp up direct adaptation climate finance… Read more »
Q&A - 'There's a Lot More Climate Finance Available Than People Think'
IPS, 11 January 2019
While growth in the green economy looks promising, government regulation and a business-as-usual approach are among the hurdles inhibiting cleaner energy production. Read more »
From farming communities overcoming drought in Niger to villages managing sea level rise and saltwater intrusion in Kiribati, climate change is ... see more »
In a hard-hitting report published by The Lancet medical journal, scientists and health experts have said climate change impacts - from heatwaves to worsening storms, floods and ... Read more »
A UN climate change expert panel said in a special report on Monday that the world needs to move much faster and more dramatically if global warming is to be contained to anything ... Read more »
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