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Severe weather conditions becoming a norm for Vietnam and other Asian countries

By Ha Phuong, Reuters What happens when you heat the planet up? Vietnam is suffering from more adverse weather events than ever before, and the country endured its most severe drought in a century and downpours that caused severe floods … Continue reading

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“Summer in the City” videos explain impact of climate change

Geneva, 5 July 2017 – In a year already marked by heatwaves and new daily temperature records, television weather presenters have explored how climate change would make future summers even hotter in some of the world’s major cities.

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The Dutch have solutions to rising seas

In the waterlogged Netherlands, climate change is considered neither a hypothetical nor a drag on the economy. Instead, it’s an opportunity.

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Urban, Peri-Urban and Ecosystems Working Group

Urbanising centres and their peri-urban peripheries are located in a range of different ecosystems. These include, rural, forest and coastal landscapes. Whereas they provide critical services sustaining urban systems, when neglected, eroded or otherwise mismanaged they can pose risks like … Continue reading

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