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Publish Date:
19 February 2021

The world can transform its relationship with nature and tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution crises together to secure a sustainable future and prevent future pandemics, according to a new report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) that offers a comprehensive blueprint for future action.

The report, Making Peace with Nature, lays out the gravity of these three environmental crises by drawing on global assessments, including those from the ...

Publish Date:
26 January 2021

Climate Adaptation Summit

 

Geneva, 26 January 2021- As climate change leads to an increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather, the need for effective early warnings and early action took centre stage at the Climate Adaptation Summit on 25-26 January.

The online event, hosted by the Netherlands, convened global leaders and local stakeholders. It

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Publish Date:
14 January 2021

As temperatures rise and climate change impacts intensify, nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious costs, damages and losses, a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report finds.

WMO Secretary-General Prof. Petter Taalas joined a high-level panel on 14 January to release the report, which finds that the pace of adaptation financing is indeed rising, but is outpaced by rapidly increasing...

Publish Date:
8 December 2020

The Anticipation Hub - a new one-stop-shop for knowledge exchange, learning and guidance on anticipatory action - was formally launched at the Global Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Action on December 8th. This joint initiative between the German Red Cross, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Climate Centre, brings together more than 50 partners across the Red Cross Red Crescent network, universities, research institutes, NGOs, UN agencies, governments...

Publish Date:
19 November 2020

L’ouragan «Iota», de catégorie 5 quand il a touché terre au Nicaragua, a provoqué d’importants dégâts et tué au moins six personnes. Scientifique pour le Programme concernant les cyclones tropicaux à l’Organisation météorologique mondiale, Anne-Claire Fontan fait le point sur l’activité cyclonique et son évolution