Tag: ecosystem-based adaptation

Cities and Climate Change: Which Are Most Resilient?

Written by | June 7th, 2011

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Which U.S. cities are most resilient to climate change — and what does that mean, anyway? Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman says it’s the Rust Belt towns that are doing well — find out why.

State of the Earth’s Climate 2010: Warmest & Wettest

Written by | January 24th, 2011

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2010 was the Earth’s warmest and wettest year on record — and it’s a taste of what climate change will bring our future, says Conservancy climate scientist Evan Girvetz.

Conservation + Global Development: The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship?

Written by | October 11th, 2010

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How can conservation become more relevant to poor people around the world? Partner with global development organizations — or risk irrelevance, says the Conservancy’s Evan Girvetz.

Climate Change: Risks to U.S. Water Supplies Will Increase

Written by | July 20th, 2010

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A new report projects that climate change will endanger water supplies across much of the United States — but there’s still time to prevent the worst, says Conservancy scientist Evan Girvetz.

Climate Change: Time to Respond with Conservation

Written by | June 7th, 2010

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The evidence for climate change is strong — and REDD and ecosystem-based adaptation should be part of the response, argues the Conservancy’s Evan Girvetz.

Strike of the Dzud: How Conservation Can Help Mongolia’s Herders

Written by | April 19th, 2010

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50% of all Mongolia’s livestock could be dead by spring — victims of a drought-freeze punch known as a dzud. How could grassland conservation help herders cope with such climate-change intensified phenomena?

Adapting to Climate Change? Try Adapting to Water Change

Written by | December 17th, 2009

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Climate change is changing water in big and potentially dangerous ways, says Conservancy water expert Jeff Opperman — and we need to start adapting now.

Adapting to Climate Change? Don’t Forget People

Written by | August 4th, 2009

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I am guessing that few if any people reading this would picture people when they think about an ecosystem. I know when I think ecosystems, I think plants, animals, rivers, etc., but not people. Ecosystems are about nature. People aren’t nature, right? But, by definition, there is nothing that excludes people from being part of […]

Dispatches from Bonn: A Small Step Closer to Copenhagen

Written by | June 12th, 2009

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The hallways are clearing out here on the last day of the UN climate negotiations in Bonn. Two weeks of negotiations and meetings have resulted in a long document, a lot of options and a lack of leadership. For the Conservancy, we’ve seen a couple of steps forward, and some steps back as well. On […]

Dispatch from Bonn: Ecosystem-based Adaptation is In

Written by | June 12th, 2009

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Here’s a second post submitted to Grist.org by Trevor Sandwith, The Nature Conservancy’s Director of Global Protected Areas Policy. Adaptation: Something Old, Something New, Now Some Money is Also Due At the climate negotiations here in Bonn, the main discussions on adaptation have come to a close after a “second reading” of the draft negotiating […]

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