Research outputs
04 September 2019 09:26
Walloped by heatwave, Greenland sees massive ice meltThe heatwave that smashed high-temperature records in five European countries is now over Greenland, accelerating the melting of the island's ice sheet and causing massive ice loss in the Arctic.How investing in early warning systems proves benefi...
Research outputs
02 August 2019 15:49
Technical Working Group on Sendai Hazard definitions and classification to be launchedThe new working group co-facilitated by the UNDRR and ISC is tasked with developing new hazard definitions and classifications and seeks input from stakeholders to ensure the list is robust and reflects the full sp...
Research outputs
26 July 2019 09:36
View this email in your browserFirst time reader? Subscribe here.World's biggest companies face $1 trillion in climate change risksA group of the world's biggest companies representing nearly $17 trillion (USD) in market capitalisation have valued their climate risk to their businesses at almost $1...
Research outputs
26 July 2019 09:18
Disasters disrupt normalcy and present challenges for development policies. The impacts of any disaster–whether triggered by climate change, natural hazards or other man-made events–can be compounded by decisions that intentionally or unintentionally amplify rather than reduce damage. Disasters have...
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