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UAE Climate Change Risks & Resilience: an overview of climate change risks to 12 key sectors

This report aims to improve awareness and understanding of the risks posed by climate change among public and private sector policymakers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It provides findings and recommendations to catalyse action, increase the prioritisation of climate change in the UAE, and encourage greater implementation of evidence-based adaptation measures. The report discusses the role of …

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Climate Change’s Impact On World’s Future Food Supply

An infographic released by the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization details the impact climate change will have global food production in the decades to come. The Inforgraphichttp://image.guardian.co.uk/sys-image… Subscribe to The Daily Conversationhttp://bit.ly/WZnLndJoin the conversation on Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/thedailyconve…Add TDC to your circles on Google+https://plus.google.com/1001349258045…Follow The Daily Conversation on Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/thedailyconvo

Critical Infrastructure Resilience Strategy

This paper outlines the infrastructure resilience strategy of the Australian government. It examines a wide range of key issues including networks, supply chains, shared risk, cross-secotral approaches, and knock-on effects. Commonwealth of Australia 2010 Online version of report http://www.tisn.gov.au/Documents/Australian+Government+s+Critical+Infrastructure+Resilience+Strategy.pdf

Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient

Making infrastructure resilient to natural disasters is a daunting challenge, not least because of the vast area of coverage that includes transport, electricity, water supply and sanitation, and buildings and other structures. Resilience refers to a system’s ability to anticipate, absorb, and recover from a hazardous event in a timely and efficient manner (IPCC 2012). …

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