Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed — and What It Means for Our Future Dale Jamieson Not a “save the earth” book but a sober diagnosis of why we have failed and a proposal for concrete steps for how to move ahead Argues that common sense notions of responsibility are inadequate for moralizing acts […]
Wednesday, 7 January, 7:00–8:15 a.m. Globally, high impact hydrometeorological events such as floods, flash floods, mudslides and droughts cause more humanitarian and economic losses than all other natural hazards. A key solution to mitigating climate, weather and water catastrophes is to establish End-to-End Early warning systems (EWS) as part of sustained and durable Disaster Risk […]
Update: Pictures and The Antalya Statement from the Expert Forum 2015 A conference on “Why Lessons Matter”. The Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in a Changing Climate: Lessons Learned about Lessons Learned Forum was held in Antalya, Turkey the 10th – 13th of February 2015. Official Agenda for DRR Expert Forum DRR Expert Forum(Pictures & statement) […]
Mickey Glantz talked about Water Resources Management and Waste water Management and Water Quality at the Post-2015 Development Agenda Consultation on Water, 27 February 2013, Geneva, Switzerland. This is the audio of the speech(1,577 kb in MP3).
On 8 August 2014, the co-Chairs of the Preparatory Committee for the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Ambassadors Päivi Kairamo (Finland) and Thani Thongphakdi (Thailand) released the pre-zero draft of the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction. The pre-zero draft will be translated into the six United Nations languages and will be […]