News tagged with climate change

The resilience of cities against extreme weather

The frequency and severity of the latest extreme weather events in Europe has raised an alarm urging both local authorities and scientists to act. Part of the solution to counter the devastating effects of floods on human ...

dateOct 05, 2016 in Environment
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How fast will we need to adapt to climate change?

What would we do differently if sea level were to rise one foot per century versus one foot per decade? Until now, most policy and research has focused on adapting to specific amounts of climate change and not on how fast ...

dateOct 04, 2016 in Environment
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How we think about science can make a difference

If, as Barack Obama says, the greatest threat to future generations is climate change, then environmental policies to combat it need an outpouring of public support to be effective – and in places like America, that support ...

dateOct 04, 2016 in Environment
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