Capacity Building
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Global Issues
Ed King

March 2015 summit in Japanese city of Sendai set to lay foundations for climate change treaty later that year.

he UN hopes to seal a global agreement on reducing the risks from extreme weather events, earthquakes and tsunamis at a 2015 summit in the Japanese city of Sendai.

Water
Climate Change
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Global Issues
Dennis Taenzler, adelphi

Haiyan wasn’t actually on the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP) participants list which just started in Warsaw on 11 November.

Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Global Issues
Desmond Brown

For the small island developing states of the Caribbean, there is nothing more important than the United Nations Climate Change Conference taking place here at the national stadium of Poland from Nov. 11-22.

Water
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Asia
Beth Walker

India and China’s much-publicised agreement last week claims to strengthen cooperation on shared rivers, supposedly allaying Indian fears over new dams.

Capacity Building
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Conflict Transformation
Asia
South America
Dennis Taenzler, adelphi

The role of adaptation in climate diplomacy efforts has gained some political attention.

Capacity Building
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
Oceania & Pacific
Michael Sergel

Australia, New Zealand and the United States will be challenged to act on climate change when regional leaders meet for the Pacific Islands Forum in the Republic of Marshall Islands this week.

Capacity Building
Climate Change
Security
Asia
Janani Vivekananda, International Alert (Interview)

The Environment, Conflict and Cooperation (ECC) team talked to Janani Vivekananda from the peacebuilding organisation International Alert about climate change and community resilience in South Asia.

Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
Oceania & Pacific
Jeremy Hance

This week, Admiral Samuel J. Locklear II, the head of U.S. military forces in the Pacific, told The Boston Globe that climate change was the gravest threat in the region. While such an assessment may be surprising, given North Korea's recent nuclear tests, the U.S.

Water
Land & Food
Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
James R. Clapper (Remarks)

To the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

Remarks as delivered by James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence

Early Warning & Risk Analysis
North America
Rear Admiral David Titley

It’s all about the water.

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