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IFRC <i>Global Plan 2022</i>: ‘Scaling up climate action is an absolute priority’
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Unpacking Adaptation in 2022
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The Physical Science of Climate Change: Seven key humanitarian insights from the latest IPCC report

The IPCC’s findings are clear, rigorous, and very concerning. They are captured in formal, technical language. Now we need to speak about the report’s implications, in language(s) everyone understands. Here are our seven humanitarian insights derived from this latest IPCC report.



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#ClimateChange poses a risk to our society and economy.

If the temperature rises by 2°C, it could cost the UK at least 1% of GDP by 2045.

Read how we’ll build on our existing work to meet these challenges in the Third Climate Change Risk Assessment:


SHEAR Common Ground (11 Feb 2022)

Science for Humanitarian Emergencies and Resilience (SHEAR) is an interdisciplinary, international research programme. For the past 5 years it has supported improved disaster resilience and humanitarian response by advancing monitoring, assessment and prediction of natural hazards and risks across sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Join us for a virtual day of learning on 11 February 2022 and finding common ground between science and the humanitarian sector.

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Should they stay or should they go?

A reflection by Regie Gibson on Loss & Damage and our actions to protect the most vulnerable.

Concept: Pablo Suarez, Regie Gibson, Daniel Stephens