This interesting article published on Bloomberg discusses the benefits of the COVID-19 to the environment and whether it has slowed down climate change.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has developed E-learning courses for the Common Alerting Protocol used in warning the public of hazards.
The summary report, "Early warning systems and managing the effects of El Niño" discusses the dominant role of El Niño in driving drought globally.
This report outlines how the Member States are monitoring their implementation of the Sendai Framework that has seven targets and 38 indicators.
The researchers conducted the Somerville, Mass. drainage system case study to reflect the many attributes of an effective climate adaptation and planning.
The Economist's short film explains the Carbon Cycle, how its equilibrium works, and how human activities became one of the causes of climate change.
Can financiers and hedge funds use their investments as leverage to make companies reduce their carbon emissions? The Economist article explains more.
The study, "Adaptation of interconnected infrastructures to climate change: A socio-technical systems perspective," examined literature on climate adaptation of infrastructures.
The paper will benefit the engineering sector – students, practitioners, and educators, professionals, infrastructure asset managers, development planners.
The Motu Note No. 11 study looks into how to design and implement climate change adaptation policies in infrastructure investments optimally.
Prof Kongjian Yu, after graduating from Harvard Univ. came back to China to create and design a "sponge city," an ecologically-based adaptation to flooding.
The study describes the tremendous challenges that cities are facing from rapid urbanisation, climate change, poor maintenance of water, wastewater infrastructure and management.
The UN article says that transport industry experts agreed that adapting infrastructure to extreme weather events due to climate change is a high priority.
The study on Vietnam roads showed climate adaptation would be significantly cheaper over time, due to maintenance savings, roads deterioration reduction.
The report contains a stocktake of climate adaptation done in the region focusing on five countries – Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
The study of Dr. Sachi Kodippily and colleagues examines the factors that affect the performance of pavements; looks into the effects of climatic events.
The Economist magazine reports a worrying trend in Brazil currently. Deforestation is happening because of aggressive deregulation, and lagging enforcement.
The Motu report provides insight into New Zealand's strategy and plan to address the impacts of climate change on their transport infrastructure and systems.