climate change

14th International Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate

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The 14th International Training Course on Flood Disaster Risk Management in a Changing Climate course is particularly useful for those concerned with the flood disaster risk management. It is open to all countries.

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Date: 

14/09/2015 to 25/09/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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Online Diploma on Community Based Adaptation to Climate Change (OL 340)

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The 340 Diploma program is made up of four courses. To earn a diploma you must complete the four required, sequential, courses for OL 340. These four courses must be taken one at a time.

The first course to enroll in is OL 341

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Date: 

21/01/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Event Organisers: 

Center for Sustainable Development (CSDi)

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Integrated DRR, adaptation and rural development: Online diploma

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Integrated DRR, CBA and Rural Development. The Center for Sustainable Development—CSDI—is announcing the launch of a diploma module "Integrated DRR, adaptation and rural development: Online diploma" of eight online Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Community Based Adaptation (CBA) & Rural Development field courses. Join students from all over the world for an intensive series.

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Date: 

02/02/2015 to 30/03/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Event Organisers: 

Center for Sustainable Development, Online Learning (CSDi)

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Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate

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Disasters are increasing worldwide. Population growth, environmental degradation and climate change will likely exacerbate disaster impacts in many regions of the world. What role do ecosystems play in reducing disaster risks and adapting to climate change? This is the topic of an exciting new Massive Open Online Course that will go live in January 2015.

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Date: 

12/01/2015 to 30/03/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

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Event Organisers: 

United Nations Environment Programme - Headquarters (UNEP)

Co-organisers: 

Center for Natural Resources and Development (CNRD); Cologne University of Applied Sciences (CUAS)

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Integrating DRR and CCA: eLearning companion course on Toward Resilience - Principles in practice

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ECB’s Toward

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Date: 

18/12/2014 to 18/01/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/01/2015

Event Organisers: 

Cornerstone Foundation, Disaster Ready Initiative

Co-organisers: 

Emergency Capacity Building Project (ECB)

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Global Risks 2015: Extreme weather events second biggest risk

The 2015 edition of the Global Risks report ranks extreme weather events among the two top risks.

The Global Risks Report 2015, issued by the World Economic Forum on 16 January 2015 finds extreme weather events the number two top global risk in terms of likelihood. It is exceeded only by interstate conflicts. Both are followed by failure of national governance systems (3), state collapse or crisis (4) and high structural unemployment or underemployment (5).

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Fri, 16/01/2015 - 09:36

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Online course on climate change & disaster risk

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Weather-related disasters put a high toll on national economies and local livelihoods. Climate change is exacerbating the impacts associated with droughts, floods and other extreme weather events. According to the Stern Report, "climate change will affect the basic elements of life for people around the world - access to water, food production, health, and the environment".

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Date: 

15/12/2014 to 09/01/2015

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 15/01/2015

Event Organisers: 

National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), India

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NASA: New instrument to better understand climate change

NASA's Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS) instrument

On Saturday 10 January 2015, NASA's Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS) instrument was launched to help researchers model and predict climate changes on Earth.

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Tue, 13/01/2015 - 11:08

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SMOS: Measuring seawater salinity from space

Sea-surface salinity and ocean circulation

Surface seawater salinty plays a great role in ocean circulation and Earth's water cycle. The Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinty mission by the European Space Agency ESA, SMOS, helps scientists and researchers understand this relationship better by measuring seawater salinity from space.

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Wed, 31/12/2014 - 08:37

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Wed, 12/31/2014

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United Nations/Germany International Conference on Earth Observation – Global solutions for the challenges of sustainable development in societies at risk

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Date: 

26/05/2015 to 28/05/2015

Venue City: 

Bonn

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UN Campus Bonn

Venue Country: 

  • Germany

Event Organisers: 

UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER

Co-organisers: 

German Aerospace Center (DLR ), German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) with the support of Secure World Foundation, the City of Bonn, and Digital Globe

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