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Coastal Cities Get Ready for Climate Change Effects

Cities across the globe are bracing for the intense effects of climate change in the near future, especially coastal cities like New York City and Rio de Janeiro. Getting everyone on the same page is challenging but this week, a special webinar workshop joined New York City researchers and agencies with their counterparts 4,000 miles

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Global Droughts & Climate Change

Globally  many areas are struggling with intense drought. One of the worst affected is Ethiopia, which has been dealing with drought for over 50 years, impacting over 10 million people. The need for emergency aid has increased for 2016. Ethiopian farmers have been unable to plant for two seasons leaving the country without much of

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Better data for El Niño & Climate Change

New monitoring devices of this season’s strong El Niño will give us more comprehensive and detailed information to better understand climate patterns and perhaps climate change. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center has employed several hi-tech satellites to get data about how El Nino may influence areas of heavy rainfall, the resulting levels of moisture in

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Resilient Cities Congress 2015, June 8-10

Resilient Cities Congress 2015: 6th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation  June 8-10, Gustav-Stresemann-Institut e.V. (GSI), 68 Langer Grabenweg ▪ Bonn D-53175 ▪ Germany  ICLEI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) Ever since The Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation was launched in 2010, it has been in the global spotlight. This major annual conference on urban resilience and climate

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ASABE 1st Climate Change Symposium

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, ASABE held their very first Climate Change Symposium a few weeks ago (May 3-5) in Chicago, Illinois. The focus was “Adaptation and Mitigation.” ASABE is an international educational and scientific organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to biological, food, and agricultural systems. For three days, the

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