climate adaptation

World leaders enter to speak at the Global Commission on Adaptation

Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte, and World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva enter the Hall of Knights. (Molly Glick/Northwestern University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
This Tuesday marked the launch of the Global Commission on Adaptation, an environmental initiative led by Bill Gates, former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva.
SUNY-ESF
Synopsis of the recent New York State's Harmful Algal Bloom Summit hosted by SUNY-ESF in Syracuse, New York.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
A look at how Ghanaians are reverting back to traditional storytelling in order to save the earth.
The George Washington University
Discussions of climate change impacts and mitigation often fail to include marginalized communities, especially those most effected.
Middlebury College
Building the sustainable home through the reconstructing the nature of being.
Joshua Jackson climate extremes ecological threat

Joshua Jackson, researcher at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, explained that heightened ecological threats like drought or famine could lead to more intolerant societies with stricter cultural norms. (Janice Cantieri/Medill)

Northwestern University
Rising extremes of droughts, floods or food shortages can reduce a country’s political stability and cultural tolerance, warned scientists at the American Association for the Advancements of Science conference in Boston.
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George Washington University
A community scrambles as a school sinks into the water.
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Northwestern University
As the pace of sea level rise accelerates around Puerto Rico, families are raising their furniture on milk crates and building second floors on their homes to adapt to the changes.
The George Washington Universtiy
Climate change can mean more insects that carry disease - can we adapt for our health and our future?
Planet Forward
Experts on weather, agriculture and climate science sat down to discuss some of the key issues facing a changing globe that seeks to feed close to 9 billion people within the next 35 years.

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