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Adaptation and development

Climate change may put at risk past development achievements.

There are synergies and trade-offs between adaptation, economic growth, human development, social equity and poverty alleviation.

This programme explores climate-compatible forms of economic and social development; adaptation policies, instruments and institutions at different spatial scales; and the roles of the public and private sectors in adaptation decision making.

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Heatwaves are national emergencies and the public need to know

Heatwaves are national emergencies and the public need to know

In this commentary article Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications, says the lethal risks of extreme weather in the UK are under-reported and government must stop cutting public awareness funds. read more »