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Climate Change Adaptation

Climate Policy Outside The Comfort Zone

Dennis Tänzler | Posted 11.09.2016 | Home
Dennis Tänzler

The international climate community faces an even greater challenge: enacting the agreed upon measures to live up to the agreement's aims and to achieve complete global decarbonization over the coming decades.

For Help Adapting to Climate Change, Enlist Mother Nature

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 10.14.2016 | Home
Carol Pierson Holding

I've heard more than a few people involved in the climate change movement despair that we're too late. And maybe we are if we go at the problem thinking we have to solve it by ourselves. But what if we can tap into the intelligence of plants?

Arctic Communities Turn Challenges Brought On By Climate Changes Into Advantages

Arctic Deeply | Alexandra Ma | Posted 02.08.2016 | Home

The impact of climate change on Arctic communities is so great that it limits their ability to adapt, or at least that’s what has long been assumed....

5 Questions for the World Bank on the Meaning of the Paris Climate Deal

Tim Ward | Posted 12.18.2016 | Home
Tim Ward

To illuminate the details of this agreement , I interviewed John Roome, Senior Director for Climate Change Group for Cross Cutting Solutions for the World Bank Group:

In U.N. Speech, Pope Calls For A Meaningful Commitment In Paris

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.25.2015 | Home

In his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, Pope Francis offered slightly more aggressive comments on the need for an internation...

Fossil Fuels: A Present We Can't Unwrap

Anders Levermann | Posted 09.17.2016 | Home
Anders Levermann

In only 200 years or so, we will have burned all fossil fuel on the planet. Coal, oil and gas are a gift to those who own them and as long as they can be sold for more than it costs to get them out the ground there is no economic brake for carbon emissions. We need to solve this problem

10 Years After Katrina, Louisiana Is Becoming A Model For Climate Resilience

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 08.24.2015 | Home

A decade after Hurricane Katrina devastated coastal Louisiana, forcing 1.5 million residents to evacuate and causing $100 billion in damage, the regio...

Kate Sheppard

Meet The Woman Helping Native American Communities Get Ready For Climate Change | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.07.2015 | Home

(Photo: Karen Diver/Fond du Lac) This article is part of a Huffington Post series, on the occasion of the site's 10th anniversary, looking at s...

Study: Climate Change Could Cause Big Drop In Food Production

Reuters | Chris Arsenault | Posted 02.17.2015 | Home

ROME, Dec 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global warming could cause an 18 percent drop in world food production by 2050, but investments in irrig...

Fighting Climate Change Makes Economic Sense, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 11.16.2014 | Home

By Alister Doyle and William Schomberg OSLO/LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Investments to help fight climate change can also spur economi...

The Lost Generation of U.S. Climate Policy

Bob Brinkmann | Posted 12.21.2014 | Home
Bob Brinkmann

We are on the verge of a major national disaster (see here for a hint of what is to come) and national media and political leaders continue to hinder serious efforts to solve the problem.

Kate Sheppard

New Jersey Residents Want To Reduce Coastal Risks, But They Don't Want To Pay | Kate Sheppard | Posted 04.17.2014 | Home

New Jersey residents support efforts to protect coastal communities from the hazards of storms and flooding, but they don't want to pay for them, a ne...

Kate Sheppard

White House Unveils New Project To Prepare For Climate Change | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.19.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The White House is set to unveil a new Climate Data Initiative on Wednesday to make government-held data more available to researchers a...

Kate Sheppard

Flood Grant Program To Let Communities Consider Rising Seas Due To Climate Change | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.23.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON –- State and local leaders can now consider expected sea level rise due to climate change when applying for grants to help prevent proper...

Kate Sheppard

Obama Orders Federal Agencies To Take Proactive Approach To Climate Change | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.01.2013 | Home

WASHINGTON –- The Obama administration quietly unveiled a new executive order on Friday laying out plans to deal with the impacts of climate change ...

On the Other Hand, That $100M Could...

Eliot Daley | Posted 10.05.2013 | Home
Eliot Daley

It is not too much to say that climate change imperils world peace, and we look the other way at our own peril, even though we have the wealth and power to forestall its immediate impact on our citizenry for a while longer than others do.

Three Ways to Adapt to Climate Change: Nearsighted, Farsighted and Misguided

Kenneth M. Chomitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Kenneth M. Chomitz

With eyes on the future, and the right kind of information, the World Bank and its partners can steer clear of maladaptation and promote the challenging but essential anticipatory actions needed to prepare for unavoidable long-term climate impacts.

6 Ways To Adapt To Climate Change

Posted 08.09.2012 | Home

By Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior Writer: Wild geoengineering schemes may aim to reverse global warming by reflecting sunlight into space ...

Climate Change And Urbanization Will Impact Disaster Relief

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

* Expert poll shows changing face of humanitarian aid * Role of climate change and urbanisation to grow * Investment in ...

Rattlesnake's Reaction To Climate Change Over 300,000 Years Offers Glimpse Of Future

| Posted 12.10.2011 | Home

By Karen Hopkin (Click here for original article.) It's hard to feel a sense of urgency about climate change -- it feels so slow. Well, try tellin...