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FILM: Attributing extreme weather events (Amharic version)

What if we could better prepare for hazards like flooding and heat waves by understanding the changing risks of extreme weather events? This short film, presented in Amharic, explains the process behind attribution science and its importance in preparing for the future. [more...]

Science summary: Heat wave in Phalodi, India, 19 May 2016

On Thursday 19 May 2016, India experienced an all-time record high temperature for any calendar day. The high temperature reached 51°C in the city of Phalodi in the Jodhpur district of the state of Rajasthan. The Raising Risk Awareness project studied whether human-induced climate change had any role to play in the extreme weather. [more...]

OPINION: Coping with heatwaves

CDKN is supporting stakeholders to develop a heatwave management plan for Karachi, Pakistan. Syed Muhammad Abubakar, Knowledge Officer for CDKN Asia, highlights how this project will initiate a process at the local level. [more...]

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