climate change

NASA maps global temperature anomalies in US and Europe

MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows the polar vortex over America
MODIS image caught by NASA's Terra satellite shows high temperatures in Europe

NASA satellite data shows the recent weather divergences on Earth - particularly in North America and Europe.

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Satellite images show the vulnerability of the Arab region to climate change

Landsat satellite shows the vanishing wetlands in the Arab Region

"The Arab Region: Atlas of Our Changing Environment" recently released by the United Nations

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6th international training course on climate risk management in a changing environment

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Understanding the science of climate change and potential interventions and their integration into development policies and practices has become a challenge for development and

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The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center invites practitioners from: Government policy makers and development practitioners representing planning agencies, local authorities, land use planning offices, disaster risk management agencies, climate change secretariats or offices attached to national level ministries or sub-national government authorities UN development and environmental agencies, international organizations such as Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, donor agencies and NGOs working on climate risk management, climate change adaptation, disaster risk management or green development programs Academe such as Universities, research institutes or training institutes on climate risk management, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management Private sector such as insurance and construction industries Media and charity & faith based organizations working on climate change adaptation, climate risk management or disaster risk management

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01/09/2014 to 10/09/2014

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Sat, 19/07/2014

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Bangkok

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

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Satellite information explains North Pole shifting

Greenland's ice sheet captured by a satellite

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NASA: App that shows climate change consequences

Pedersen Glacier 1917 and 2005

The impact of

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Managing Risk in the Face of Climate Change

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The course has several objectives, but mainly the aim is to enhance the capacity of stakeholders in development for adapting to changing climate-related hazards and improving

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This training programme is designed for managers, policy makers, specialists and researchers who are professionally involved in the management of risks and climate change. They may work in public and civic society sectors, for universities, national research or development programmes, for government organisations or NGOs.

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Preferably have a working understanding of Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and/or Disaster Risk Management (DRM). Proficiency in English is required.

Tuition Remarks: 

This fee includes the tuition fee, full board and lodging and all other course related costs. Travel costs are not included.

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09/12/2013 to 20/12/2013

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Bangkok

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Swissotel

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Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

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Training: Building Resilient Communities - Community-Managed Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The Community Managed

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Senior managers, development planners, facilitators, trainers, resource persons, and mentors who will benefit from learning the hows and ways forward in CMDRR.

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Training Requirements: 

Course participants are expected to arrive one day before the start of the course. IIRR reserves the right to cancel the course one month before its schedule if the required quorum is not met. This will be immediately conveyed to the applicants.

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Course fee covers meals and coffee breaks, double occupancy accomodation, course-related materials, field and agency visits, and airport transfers.

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The course uses a participatory training approach. Short lectures are complemented by group exercises, case study analysis, plenary discussions and field visits to communities. The trainers are experienced IIRR professionals led by IIRR Asia’s Program Specialist for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Wilson Barbon. Professionals from Nepal will also co-facilitate the training program.

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21/05/2014 to 30/05/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 19/04/2014

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Hotel Heritage in Bhaktapur Cultural City

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Kathmandu

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International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Regional Center for Asia (IIRR)

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New edition of Global Climate Risk Index

Climate Risk Index may serve as a red flag for the most vulnerable regions

In November 2013 Germanwatch published the 9th edition of the Global Climate Risk Index for which the most recent data available —from 1993 to 2012— were taken into account. The Global Climate Risk Index 2014 analyses to what extent the impacts of weather-related loss events have affected countries around the globe.

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Google: Mapping climate change in Google Earth

The map depicts climate change-induced migration.

MyReadingMapped is a website providing interactive maps on historic events and other interesting facts using Google Earth, for example shipwrecks locations, environmental disasters or oceanic trenches and underwater phenomena.

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Mon, 30/09/2013 - 11:00

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Mon, 09/30/2013

Philippines produces 3D hazard map for floods

View of a 3D map of flood-prone Cagayan de Oro

In the context of its climate change adaptation efforts, the Philippine government has begun producing 3D flood

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