Developments in risk science and approaches to resilience are crucial in addressing climate change risks and climate adaptation.
As climate and natural disaster events rise, cities and communities must build resilience through partnership. Know the selection criteria.
The Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction explores how structures worldwide evolve to address systemic risks better.
The Earthquake Commission (EQC) is a New Zealand Crown entity that works to reduce the impact of natural disasters on people and property
Enhancing the cities' resilience is crucial due to more natural disasters, extreme events due to climate change and rapid urbanisation.
Even if climate mitigation can reduce the impacts of climate change, the consequences are inevitable. Climate adaptation focus is needed.
IPCC WGII Chapter 6 discusses climate change impacts and risks to cities, settlements, critical infrastructure, and climate adaptation.
The "Summary for Policymakers Headline Statements" gives a concise overview of the report findings and can guide climate adaptation priority.
As permafrost thaws away due to the warming climate, it poses threats to the environment, infrastructure, and human lives.
Household-level climate change adaptation can significantly complement government adaptation measures and build climate resilience.