Safe-water programs in Africa are another example of climate-smart adaptation: In Uganda, the consequences of climate change
Jim Selman reads a thought provoking letter he wrote to a dear friend
Cue happy tears.
Mind the other gap: adapting to climate change, as well as limiting it, is critical for developing countries
Developing nations carry little responsibility for the vast amounts of carbon dioxide pumped into the atmosphere since the industrial revolution. Yet they are forecast to bear the brunt of changing weather patterns and rising sea levels, and they lack the resources to cope.
The international climate community faces an even greater challenge: enacting the agreed upon measures to live up to the agreement's aims and to achieve complete global decarbonization over the coming decades.
PREP can help connect communities on the front lines of climate change find the information they need.
One tool that's getting lots of attention here at the IUCN World Conservation Congress is called "ecosystem-based adaptation
Building resilience to increasing extremes and many more unavoidable effects of warming is imperative. It is especially important in developing countries like Myanmar, where millions of subsistence farmers with limited access to services and poor infrastructure are disproportionately vulnerable.