climate change

Space for Climate Exhibition at the Champs-Elysées in Paris

These days, the Champs-Elysées in Paris hosts a Climate Cube (Image: ESA).

These days, the Champs-Elysées in Paris hosts a Climate Cube presenting information on the contribution of space for studying

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International Academy of Astronautics promulgates Heads of Space Agencies Summit Declaration 2015

Space agency leaders strengthen the use of satellite applications in climate change and disaster management (Image: NASA).

On 17-18 September 2015 heads of space agencies gathered for the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Heads of Space Agencies Summit in Mexico City to discuss the role of

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Thu, 22/10/2015 - 14:17

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11th AARSE International Conference

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We cordially invite you to participate in the 11th AARSE International Conference, which will take place in Kampala, Uganda from 24th to 28th October 2016. The conference is timely and has been designed to harness geospatial technologies to address the post -2015 global development agenda. Therefore, the issues in the AR5 IPCC report, the Sendai Framework for

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24/10/2016 to 28/10/2016

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Sun, 31/07/2016

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Kampala

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Hotel Africana, Kampala, Uganda

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  • Uganda

Event Organisers: 

Makerere University, African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE), National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), National Forestry Authority (NFA), National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), UBOS, AUGA, GIC-Uganda, ESIPPS

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Algeria: International Conference On Climate Change Early October in Algiers

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Algiers — International conference on climate change and the relevance of space tool will be held from 4 to 6 October in Algiers.

The meeting will mainly focus on the impact of climate change on economic activities and the natural environment in North Africa and the Sahel, the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL), the event's organizer, has said.

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04/10/2015 to 06/10/2015

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Algiers

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  • Algeria

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 Algerian Space Agency (ASAL)

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United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

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7th International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management

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The 7th INDM conference will bring together Iranian and international experts in risk and

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15/02/2016 to 16/02/2016

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Sat, 16/01/2016

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INDM Secretariate - Office No 1,2nd Floor,Takhte Jamshid Building,Hamid Sedigh St,South Bahar Ave

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Tehran

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  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)

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International Conference on Integrated Natural Disaster Management Secretariat (INDM-2014)

 

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Global Risk Forum (GRF)

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IWMI project to enhance flood insurance for India's farmers

Bihar is the most flood prone state in India (Image: NASA)

The International Water Management Institute, UN-SPIDER’s regional Support Office, organised together with the CGIAR research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) a day long workshop in Patna, India, to present a new project on the development of the Index‐Based Flood Insurance (IBFI) on August 1.

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Thu, 06/08/2015 - 11:38

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New app shows nearest climate change impact

First step to get located and informed about surrounding geographic data (Image: Esri)

A new app called Field Notes, developed by the mapping technology company Esri, allows identifying the impact of climate change in the surroundings of the user's area.

This new product could help governments, academics and policymakers, among others, to prepare for the upcoming events caused by climate change. At the same time, it creates a higher understanding about the world and the ongoing changes.

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Fire seasons: longer and more frequent

Fire seasons have become longer in areas marked with red and orange (Image: NASA)

A new joint study between the U.S. Forest Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts Interim Reanalysis (ERA-Interim) reveals that fire seasons have lengthened between 1979 and 2013. Moreover, the researchers also discovered that tough fire seasons have become more frequent during this period.

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Fri, 31/07/2015 - 10:47

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Scientists find increase in Arctic ice caps in 2013

CryoSat-2 satellite image measuring Arctic sea ice thickness (Image: ESA)

Researchers at London’s Global University (UCL) and the University of Leeds discovered that the volume of Arctic ice increased 33% between 2013 and 2014 due to an unusually cool summer in 2013.

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Mon, 27/07/2015 - 12:20

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2015 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

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The theme adopted for the 2015 High-level Political Forum is: Strengthening integration, implementation and review - the HLPF after 2015. 

The High-level Political Forum on sustainable development is the main United Nations platform dealing with sustainable development. It provides political leadership and guidance; follows up and review progress in implementing sustainable development commitments and addresses new and emerging sustainable development challenges; enhances the integration of economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. 

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26/06/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 08/07/2015

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Two UN Plaza, New York, 10017

Venue City: 

New York

Venue Country: 

  • United States of America

Co-organisers: 

Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC)

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