A new index insurance contract – a financial product innovation seeking to cope with climatic variability – could help hydropower operators to manage climate risks.
The experimental design used in climate vulnerability assessments can strongly influence the assessments’ findings and skew decisions about which factors are most important for informing adaptation.
People untroubled by climate change are more likely to forgo masks in public.
As Europe’s premiere geoscience conference kicks off online, leading Earth and space societies restate their commitments in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new framework based on decision analysis can help scientists produce practical data that support informed decisions about climate adaptations.
Including the effects of physical mechanisms that can quickly increase ice sheet discharge significantly raises sea level rise projections under high-emission scenarios.
Scientists and decision-makers are working together to design, conduct, apply, and share research in ways that maximize value to society. How can AGU foster such partnerships?
The deep seafloor could provide humans with supplies of valuable metals, but opinion is divided as to whether sustainable exploitation is possible and worth the ecological and economic risk.
Practical and Methodological Challenges of Climate Change Adaptation; Oslo, Norway, 25–26 April 2016
Grouping targets that need to be hit into composite goals may help countries evaluate their progress toward sustainable development targets laid out by the United Nations.