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World Bank flags global risk of 'highly unusual heat extremes'

23 November 2014 - (This article has been edited slightly for length.) As the planet warms further, heatwaves and other weather extremes that today occur once in hundreds of years, .. Read more about: World Bank flags global risk of 'highly unusual heat extremes'

Join us for the 12th Development & Climate Days at COP 20 in Lima

20 November 2014 - At the Country Club Lima Hotel during COP 20 in Lima 6–7 December 2014 #zerozero For the first time in history, an opportun.. Read more about: Join us for the 12th Development & Climate Days at COP 20 in Lima

Blending religion and science: debating climate change in Tuvalu

12 November 2014 - (This article is abridged from a box piece in the IFRC World Disasters Report 2014. Tom Bamforth is Australian Red Cross Programme Coordinator for the Pacific Disaster.. Read more about: Blending religion and science: debating climate change in Tuvalu

Red Cross community work in Pacific is 'solid base' for planning climate adaptation

06 November 2014 - Community-based approaches are increasingly emphasized as the most viable for planning and implementing climate adaptation in developing countries, but it’s not .. Read more about: Red Cross community work in Pacific is 'solid base' for planning climate adaptation

Climate change impacts already felt 'on all continents and across the oceans', says IPCC

02 November 2014 - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today published the full synthesis of its Fifth Assessment Report (“AR5”), providing policy-makers wit.. Read more about: Climate change impacts already felt 'on all continents and across the oceans', says IPCC

New study of downstream effects of El Nino on flood risk

24 October 2014 - The phantom El Niño continues to hold sway over the weather and climate world, in part because it has such a strong influence on weather patterns around the glo.. Read more about: New study of downstream effects of El Nino on flood risk

IFRC World Disasters Report: climate change contributing to 'a new era of risk'

16 October 2014 - This year, World Disasters Report takes on a challenging theme as it questions why culture is not a central consideration in disaster risk reduction efforts, and .. Read more about: IFRC World Disasters Report: climate change contributing to 'a new era of risk'

Final conference in Climate Forum East finds fun ways to point up health challenges

14 October 2014 - Participants at the final conference of the Climate Forum East project, in the Belarus capital Minsk last week, were disconcerted to find at the end of the first day t.. Read more about: Final conference in Climate Forum East finds fun ways to point up health challenges

IFRC migration brief: Climate change increasing disaster risk for millions

10 October 2014 - A new briefing note released today by the IFRC says “climate-related shocks and trends” that can cause displacement of people now include: *More intens.. Read more about: IFRC migration brief: Climate change increasing disaster risk for millions

Scientists speed up analysis of human link to wild weather

03 October 2014 - Barcelona, Oct 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Climate scientists hope to be able to tell the world almost in real-time whether global warming has a hand in ext.. Read more about: Scientists speed up analysis of human link to wild weather
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