Archive for 'adaptation'
The SDRN highlights recent research and publications on climate change: climate change solution case studies, legislation in 33 countries, melting ice-sheets, impact of shale gas, improved online adaptation resource.
As representatives of governments around the world met for the UN Climate Change Conference 2012 in Doha, Qatar, over 80 health and medical organisations signed the Doha declaration on climate, health and wellbeing.
Working towards aims of the National Adaptation Programme's health and wellbeing theme, Defra is supporting work across the country to build resilient communities and reduce the impacts of climate change on the socially vulnerable.
Catherine Max describes Equinox's innovative climate harm reduction project to work with mental health and substance misuse service users to build resilience to climate change, contributing to the National Adaptation Programme.
The Climate Ready National Adaptation Programme will address the risks set out in the UK Climate Change Risk Assessment by helping businesses, local authorities, communities and civil society to become more resilient to climate change impacts.
The Planning and Climate Change Coalition, a cross-sector group that seeks to ensure the planning system responds effectively to the challenges of climate change, has published a guide for local authorities on planning for climate change.
The NHS Sustainable Development Unit has produced guidance for NHS Trusts and other health and social care organisations to coordinate their action on adaptation in line with national policy objectives and their local situation.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has explored local approaches to climate change across the UK, to find out how far social justice is being considered, and makes policy and practice recommendations for socially just local responses.
The SDRN highlights recent research and publications on sustainable food: consumer power for a fair food future; adaptation and mitigation in UK food system; agricultural outlook; community growing.
The SDRN highlights recent research and publications on sustainable cities: cities leading green economies, carbon emissions, urban air quality, adaptation to climate change, future cities.