From Water Briefing The number of disasters has increased by a factor of five over the 50-year period, driven by climate change, more extreme weather and improved reporting. However, thanks to improved early warnings and disaster management, the number of deaths decreased almost three-fold. Extreme weather events cause US$ 3.64 trillion in economic losses. According […]

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World Water Week showed how the world can solve the water crisis – Stockholm International Water Institute (siwi.org) SIWI World Water Week 2021 Stockholm (27 August 2021): World Water Week ended on 27 August with a strong message: we have many solutions to fix the water crisis and tackle climate change, but we need political will and […]

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A new report from MCS, WWF & RSPB pressing government to adopt a ‘climate-smart’ approach to UK fisheries. The report calls for stakeholders to actively seek to limit bottom towed fishing gear to support recovery of blue carbon within current MPAs and in key areas outside of MPAs. Also that work should take place to […]

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This briefing summarises the outputs from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fisheries open Parliamentary webinar, held on 12 July 2021. The meeting heard from speakers from around the world who have made pioneering efforts to build climate resilience into fisheries and coastal communities. The briefing summarises case studies from South America, Australia and Canada […]

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