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The jury is still out on how tropical storms will change as climate warms, but rising sea levels will almost certainly place more coastal property at risk of flooding, says a team of scientists writing in the journal Nature.
The International Research Institute for Climate and Society and the U.S. Agency for International Development will launch a new set of training webcasts geared for development professionals who want to be more fluent in the science that underpins their climate change adaptation projects.
Some of the world’s leading sustainability practitioners are coming to campus next semester. They will be teaching students as part of a new course, Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership (SUMA K4310), in the M.S. in Sustainability Management program. The course will cover a range of sustainability issues – from urban sustainability to green products – but it will center on the strategies that sustainability managers use to integrate environmental concerns in the […]
The hard truth is that we know very little about sustaining peace. This is because for decades we have studied the pathologies of war, violence, aggression and conflict – and peace in the context of those processes – but few have studied peace directly.
The third International Conference on Climate Services, organized by the Climate Services Partnership, will be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica from December 4-6, 2013. Just as weather services provides us with forecasts of short-term temperatures and rainfall, climate services provide users with timely information about a range of expected conditions that decision makers can use to help [...]
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