The devastating effects of sea level rise and extreme weather events have the potential to result in migration, humanitarian crises and international conflict. By collaborating on mitigation actions now, as a new report suggests, member nations of ASEAN can address these threats.
While some crops can adapt to the changing climate, others will have to be transformed. But that disruptive approach isn't for every crop, marking the need for better understanding of when to transform and when not to.
With Fiji presiding over this COP, discussions were expected to focus on adaptation—the question of how we deal with climate impacts—even before a summer of storms rocked South Asia and the Caribbean. Climate Resilience Practice director Christina Chan explains what to expect from discussion of adaptation at COP.
This paper assesses each of the world’s countries in terms of whether their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have peaked, when they have peaked, and whether they have a commitment that implies an emissions peak in the future. The paper finds that an encouraging trend is emerging: the number of...
International Monetary Fund leaders have begun thinking about how to transition away from fossil fuels, but aren't yet incorporating climate impacts into their vital analyses. Here's how they can start.