The Mbaula Chititezo Stove and Rocket Barns are pioneering technologies that are saving forests in Malawi and reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the process. Hestian Innovations, an Irish company, uses micro loans and carbon financing to provide cookstoves and barns for tobacco curing — simple technologies that use less wood — in one of the most deforested nations on Earth. Jeff Barbee reports.
07 Apr 2017
Radhika Murti – TEDx Radhika asks: How are risks informing your choices — of home or holiday destination? Are you informed about past disasters and their probability in the future? And what are you doing to reduce the risk of natural haza...
Tags: Video, Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management, Risk Assessment
26 Apr 2015
On November 8, 2013 the strongest cyclone to ever hit land devastated the islands of the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, locally known as Typhoon Yolanda, affected 16 million people, displaced 4.1 million people and took the lives of 6,300. Through the ...
21 Nov 2014
These are the lecture videos from the free UBC course Climate Literacy: Navigating Climate Change Conversations, which tackles the scientific and socio-political dimensions of climate change. This course introduces the basics of the climate system, m...
Tags: Video, Climate Change Adaptation