Tag Archive for 'climate change adaptation'

Some harmful impacts of climate change are now inevitable so we need to prepare for adaptation

November 27th, 2012 by University of Southampton

Uncertainty about how much the climate is changing is not a reason to delay preparing for the harmful impacts of climate change said Professor Jim Hall of the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford and colleagues at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, writing in Nature Climate Change. The costs of adapting […]

Managing our built environment in a changing climate

October 8th, 2012 by Routledge

The Earth’s temperature is rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than 2° Celsius (3.6° Fahrenheit) average temperature rise. Economists agree we will save trillions of dollars by acting early. But how do we act successfully? And what’s the backup plan if we fall short? […]

The UK’s Climate Impacts Programme podcasts available on YouTube

November 4th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Podcast 1 – An introduction to the UK Climate Impacts Programme and adapting to our changing climate Podcast 2 -An introduction to climate science and adapting to climate change Podcast 3 – Adapting to our changing climate – The UKCIP Adaptation Wizard Podcast 4 – Adapting to our changing climate – The business perspective Podcast […]