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Explaining Climate Facts - 3/3 - Adaptation & Mitigation
 
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Episode 3 – Adaptation and mitigation (Subtitles available in English) More information on the GreenFacts website: http://www.greenfacts.org/en/digests/climate-change.htm Climate change has already had clear impacts on natural and human systems. Over the coming decades, based on the various scenarios of emission of greenhouse gases, the range with which climate can change is quite wide, and depends on policy decisions that we take now. The risk of negative impacts results from the interaction between the climate-related hazards and the vulnerability and exposure of both natural systems and human populations. The precise level of climate change that would trigger abrupt and irreversible change remains uncertain, but the higher the global temperature gets, the more risk there is. How can we, as individuals, contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions? As individuals we can substantially lower our carbon footprint and emissions by changing our lifestyle : diet habits, reducing food waste, and modifying our consumption patterns such as our demand for mobility and modes of transportation, energy use in households, and choosing longer‐lasting products. Such changes in behaviour may improve energy efficiency by up to 20 to 30 % already in 2030 and in developed countries, by up to 50% by mid‐century. The decisions and actions that are taken now will have a long-lasting impact on the climate. At a political level or in our daily lives, we can make a difference.
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Adaptation and Mitigation | Climate Wisconsin
 
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This animated video produced by the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board distinguishes the roles of mitigation and adaptation in responding to climate change. The video offers examples of actions that humans can take as individuals and a society to adapt to and mitigate the impacts of climate change on natural and built environments. More info and educational resources available at http://climatewisconsin.org/. Production Credits: Finn Ryan -- producer, director Threehouse Media -- illustration, animation Ted Leonard -- voice Special Thanks: Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts © 2010 Wisconsin Educational Communications Board
Mitigation and adaptation
 
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A video looking at the mitigation and adaptation strategies used to reduce the risk posed by climate change
Views: 729 DHS Geography
What is Climate Change? Mitigation and Adaptation in Romania
 
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Romania is committed to moving towards a greener and more competitive low carbon economy that makes efficient use of resources and is resilient to climate risk. Therefore, the Government of Romania, through the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, has requested the World Bank to provide advisory services to help meet this commitment. A program is implemented jointly by the World Bank and the Ministry, aiming to enable Romania reach the Europe 2020 objectives for fighting climate change and pursuing low carbon development. Find out what are the next steps at http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/romania/brief/romania-climate-change-and-low-carbon-green-growth-program
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Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
 
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Global warming, especially due to an increase in the levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is a major cause of climate change. The GEF Small Grants Programme supports projects that address climate change mitigation, which is reducing or avoiding the emission of greenhouse gases; and climate change adaptation, which is assisting communities, especially in developing countries to become better able to cope with the negative impacts of climate change.
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Climate Change Adaptation: it's time for decisions now | GIZ
 
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"We know enough about climate change -- It's time for decisions now!" Animated film. Length: 5'42" The impacts of climate change destroy people's livelihoods and homes. They damage our infrastructure and disrupt communication and trade. Moreover, climate change is endangering development successes and the poor and marginalized are often affected the most. Even if we were to stop emissions instantly, the world would not stop warming immediately due to the amount of gases we have already emitted. That's why we must do both: reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to inevitable climate change. But how can we adapt, considering that the precise extent and form of climate change aren't known? Animation film by the International Climate Initiative (ICI) of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), produced by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in cooperation with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). _______________ Subscribe here to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJLVqXctUDpmTmfMERGm25g?sub_confirmation=1 Als erfahrener Dienstleister der internationalen Zusammenarbeit für nachhaltige Entwicklung und internationalen Bildungsarbeit engagiert sich die GIZ weltweit für eine lebenswerte Zukunft. Weitere Infos unter: https://www.giz.de/de/html/index.html As a service provider in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ is dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world. Further information here: https://www.giz.de/en/html/index.html Follow us on: Facebook https://facebook.com/gizprofile/ Twitter https://twitter.com/giz_gmbh
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English - Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability
 
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IPCC Fifth Assessment Report - Working Group II - Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability
Adapting to a changing climate
 
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A new video documentary by the UNFCCC Adaptation Committee aims at raising awareness on climate change adaptation. The 20 minute documentary “Adapting to a changing climate” introduces viewers to the topic of climate change adaptation, weaving in inspiring stories of adaptation action and interviews with experts. Experts: Christina Chan, Co-Chair, Adaptation Committee Juan Hoffmaister, Co-Chair, Adaptation Committee Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC HE Lucille Sering, Secretary of the Climate Change Commission of the Philippines Ms Mary Robinson, UN Special Envoy for Climate Change Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, academic and author of the “Stern Review” Ms Bianca Jagger, Chair of the Human Rights Foundation.
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English - Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change
 
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The IPCC has produced a video on its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The third part on the Working Group III contribution to AR5 is now available on http://www.mitigation2014.org
Never Trust Anyone Over 30: Mitigation Strategies for Adapting to Three Decades of Persistent...
 
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2014 Fall Meeting Section: Natural Hazards Session: Persistent and Recurring Natural Hazards: Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Risk Management I Title: Never Trust Anyone Over 30: Mitigation Strategies for Adapting to Three Decades of Persistent Degassing at Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i Authors: Businger, S, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States Petrie, L, Kapapala Ranch, Pahala, HI, United States Ley, D, Farm Service Agency Hawaii State & Pacific Basin, USDA, Honolulu, HI, United States Sutton, A J, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, USGS, Hawaii National Park, HI, United States Tam, E, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States Elias, T, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, USGS, Hawaii National Park, HI, United States Horton, K A, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States Abstract: http://abstractsearch.agu.org/meetings/2014/FM/NH51C-06
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Climate change: Impacts, mitigation & adaptation
 
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Students explore the basics of climate change impacts and define mitigation and adaptation in this video.
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Linking Climate Change Adaptation And Mitigation In Agriculture And Forestry
 
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Linking Climate Change Adaptation And Mitigation In Agriculture And Forestry; PhD defense of Rico Kongsager
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GSTC2017 Aysen, Chile | Session 5 | Tourism and Climate Change: Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies
 
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#GSTC2017Aysen: Tourism and Climate Change: Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies Moderator: Mr. Luigi Cabrini, Chair, GSTC Panelists: - Dr. Peter Muck, Senior Advisor in Climate Change Adaptation, Chilean Ministry of Environment - Mr. Blake Rogers, Executive Director, Tourism Industry Association of the Yukon (TIA Yukon); Canada Country Representative, GSTC - Mr. Gwendal Castellan, Sustainable Destination Specialist, Tourism Vancouver - Dr. Ioannis Pappas, Co-Founder & CEO, Green Evolution; Board of Directors and Greece Country Representative, GSTC
Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations
 
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(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) 0:13 - Intro - Harry Helling 2:35 - Main Presentation - Mark Merrifield, Director, Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations Scripps Institution of Oceanography As humankind faces massive changes in weather patterns, sea level, ocean acidity, and oxygen levels, Scripps Oceanography has launched a new center focused on understanding and adapting to the impacts of climate change. Mark Merrifield, Director of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptations explains how the members of this dynamic network will develop strategies for climate change adaptation. Recorded on 06/11/2018. Series: "Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series" [8/2018] [Show ID: 33720]
Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture-Adaptation & Mitigation Strategies
 
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An innovative strategy for climate change mitigation and adaptation
 
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An innovative strategy for climate change mitigation and adaptation. A presentation by John Munford (Chief Executive Officer, Marine Resource Management Ltd) at the Oceans of Potential conference, Wednesday 12th September, Plymouth, UK.
Environment and Ecology Lecture 12 - Carbon Mitigation Strategies
 
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Smart climate change adaptation in practice
 
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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a must, but governments, businesses and communities also need to prepare for a changing climate. See how Denmark, Canada, Australia, Japan and Mexico are adapting to deal with the risk posed by fierce storms, unseasonal heatwaves, excessive rainfall and rising sea levels.
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Climate Change: Mitigation, Adaptation, and Geoengineering
 
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Video 2 for Khan Academy Talent Search Made using Show Me By William McCormack #khanacademytalentsearch
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Undertaking adaptation to and mitigation of climate change
 
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Dr Vladimir Kendrovski, Technical Officer, WHO European Centre for Environmental and Health in Bonn, Germany discusses undertaking adaptation to and mitigation of climate change. Undertaking adaptation to and mitigation of climate change, including by strengthening resilience and recognizing the co-benefits to be gained in the area of air quality is one of the priorities of the Sixth Ministerial of Conference on Environment and Health, 13-15 June 2017 in Ostrava, Czech Republic.
World Farmers Organisation - Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies for Agriculture - COP18
 
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Robert Carlson, President of the World Farmers Organisation, speaks to Farming First on site at COP18, discussing examples of agriculture adapting to climate change and the potential of developing countries to mitigate the effects climate change.
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Greg Thoma: Potential use of LCA to prioritize adaptation and mitigation strategies
 
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Dairy Environmental Systems and Climate Adaptations Conference. July 29, 2015.
Climate Change. Mitigation vs Adaptation: Part 1 - Mitigation
 
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It is a fact that humans contribute to global gas emissions which in turn contributes to global warming, so the question is, what are humans doing to counteract this? Well, they have two choices, to reduce their emissions and change their lifestyle (Mitigation) or to create defences to guard areas from the certain affects that arise from global warming such as super storms and increased hazards (Adaptation). In this first part documentary, I look at what certain countries are doing in terms of Mitigation. Music: Kevin MacLeod
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How Bangladesh has adapted to climate change | The Economist
 
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Bangladesh is highly susceptible to climate change. Floods, cyclones and droughts are likely to increase as the Earth warms. Poor farmers are already trying to adapt. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: http://econ.st/2Hea5EK Melting glaciers, droughts, rising sea-levels - these are just some of the environmental disruptions that are likely to worsen with climate change. But dangerous climate change is not just something that might happen in the future. The earth is already warmed by almost 1 degree Celsius since the dawn of the Industrial Age - the effects are already being felt now. Vulnerable communities are trying to adapt. Bangladesh is more at risk from climate change than almost any other country. It's prone to flooding, cyclones and drought. Climate change may already be exacerbating those things. Bangladesh sits at the bottom of a Delta plane were three main rivers converge. It's straddled by the melting Himalayan glaciers in the north and the rising waters of the Bay of Bengal in the south. That makes it highly susceptible to flooding. In 2009, cyclone Aila tore through Bangladesh, uprooting trees, flattening homes and destroying crops. Along the southern coastal regions the storm left behind salty water in areas it had inundated. Fields that had once support agriculture were deemed useless. To adapt to their newly saline environment, locals have had to change their source of food production. Through a project funded by the World Bank villagers have switched to raising crabs which thrive in saltwater. Villagers rear the crabs and sell them at a local market where they're then resold by buyers who shipped them to Dakha. Adding to this problem, in some areas farmers deliberately inundate their lands with salty water so they can farm shrimp rather than crops, which is more profitable but problematic for the environment. But the salinity creates another daunting problem - it pollutes local groundwater and makes it more difficult to access safe drinking water. Climate change is worsening this effect. Cyclones are more common, river flow has diminished, and salty water from the Bay of Bengal has been reaching ever farther into the coastal lands travelling up rivers and polluting freshwater supplies that are used for drinking and irrigation. NGOs working with the Community Climate Change Project has sought to address this problem. They've provided water tanks so locals can harvest rainwater and have helped fund a desalination plant that provides clean drinking water. In the north of the country, local livelihoods have also been threatened by water. Many villagers are beholden to the rivers. When the rivers flood, the soil used for agriculture has disappeared. Not only have they lost their homes and their crops but also their means of survival. In Ranpur, villagers have learned a new farming technique that works on sandbars or chars where all the soil has been eroded. Farmers dig out holes in the char fill them with compost and plant pumpkins. Pumpkins are preserved and can be sold during the rainy season providing income throughout the year. Adaptation projects such as the ones being carried out in Bangladesh have had a huge impact on those involved but Bangladesh is not the only place where the effects of climate change are already being felt and adapted to. Rotterdam is building floating pavilions to pilot a city that rises with its sea levels. London will improve the Thames Barrier so it can better protect the city from floods. A decade ago adaptation was almost taboo in international discussions about climate change because it was believed to distract attention from the vital task of stopping global warming altogether. Now those are recognized as important. But can keep them in poor countries like Bangladesh adapt quickly enough? We don't know yet. Richer countries are better able to withstand the potential shocks that climate change will bring. If change is slow enough, it gives people more time to act and increases the odds of success. World leaders tend to talk about stopping climate change. It would help poor farmers enormously if it could only be slowed down. Daily Watch: mind-stretching short films throughout the working week. For more from Economist Films visit: http://econ.st/2Hea6bM Check out The Economist’s full video catalogue: http://econ.st/20IehQk Like The Economist on Facebook: http://econ.st/2HdlzrZ Follow The Economist on Twitter: http://econ.st/2HcUipH Follow us on Instagram: http://econ.st/2HgJCqk Follow us on Medium: http://econ.st/2Hg15z8
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Climate Change and Agriculture: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation
 
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Cornell University's David Wolfe delivers the September 20, 2010 Department of Horticulture seminar on "Climate Change and Agriculture: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation," part of a series of talks on "Horticulture in a Changing Climate."
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Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies
 
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Climate change and its vulnerabilities can be countered through capacity building and awareness creation among people. One of the measures people need to know are the mitigation and adaptation strategies to take in order to curb climate change. Example of mitigation strategies are initiating afforestation programs and Reforestation programs to enhance carbon sinks and increase carbon dioxide sequestration thus reducing global warming. Adaptation strategies that can be adopted is people embracing use of renewable energy such as use of electricity which is eco-friendly.
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Climate Change Adaptation vs. Mitigation
 
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CARE Canada's Senior Manager, Food Security and Resilience to Climate Change, Pierre Kadet, explains the difference between climate change adaptation and mitigation and the role Canada can play.
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Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies for the Pacific Temperate Rainforest of North America
 
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April 18, 2012 - Session developed by Dominick DellaSala (Geos Institute). Presentations by Stephen Gray (USGS Alaska Science Center), David D'Amore (USFS PNW Research Station), Jessi Kershner (EcoAdapt), Domonick DellaSala (Geos Institute), Dan Siemann (National Wildlife Federation), and Allison Bidlack (EcoAdapt) Session Abstract: Temperate rainforests of the Pacific coastal region have a tight association with cool, moist climates that have provided ideal conditions for rainforest assemblages to persist for up to 7,000 years. A rapidly changing climate coupled with cumulative land-use stressors present unprecedented challenges to managers and conservationists wishing to maintain rainforest ecosystems and the critical ecosystem services we depend upon. Panelists will share lessons learned from adaptation strategies conducted across the region, including key findings, obstacles, and pragmatic steps for answering the question of whether there is sufficient time to save all the pieces. This video is from a symposium in Juneau, Alaska from April 17-20, 2012 titled Coastal Temperate Rainforests: Integrating Science, Resource Management, and Communities. The Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center (ACRC) would like to thank all sponsors, speakers, and participants for making the symposium a success. Additional information about the symposium can be found on the ACRC website: http://acrc.alaska.edu/acrc_sw/symposium/symposium_2012
Climate Adaptation & Mitigation Strategies for Producers of Poultry & Livestock
 
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Dr. Mark Risse of the University of Georgia discusses strategies to help farmers and ranchers decrease their carbon usage in the production of livestock. This presentation was part of a series of webinars hosted by the Southeast Regional Climate Hub with assistance from the Climate Learning Network, the rest of which may be found on our YouTube channel and climatewebinars.net.
Drought Planning Toolbox: State Strategies for Mitigation and Adaptation
 
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This webcast is currently available for viewing only and is NO LONGER APPLICABLE FOR AICP CM credits. November 19, 2014 Sponsored By: Regional & Intergovernmental Planning Division Description: Drought is becoming an increasingly important issue for planners at the local, regional and state levels. Drought impacts vary by region, but it affects everything from the most obvious -- water supply -- to ecosystems, the built environment, regional economies and human health. Mitigation and adaptation to drought requires attention and collaboration among planners, water engineers and natural resource experts. In 1998, more than one-third of the U.S. was affected by drought. The event began on the West Coast, spanned the Rocky Mountain region and, eventually, the upper Midwest. In 2007-2008, a drought impacted Georgia, resulting in inter-state conflicts over water rights. Today, California is in the midst of a truly historic drought event. Tools and techniques, such as those outlined in the APA Planning Advisory Service report, “Planning and Drought,” are emerging to bring together the various disciplines involved in water management and land use. The Drought Planning Toolbox webinar will feature speakers from California, Colorado and the Susquehanna River Commission who will share their experiences and best practices from their regions in preparing for and responding to drought. Highlighted strategies will focus on mitigation, adaptation and drought planning; participants will learn about drought plans adopted by states and regions and key elements of drought mitigation and adaptation. Participants also will learn about how collaboration and intergovernmental coordination is essential for drought adaptation and resilience efforts. And finally, participants will be provided information on how strategies have been put into practice in California, Colorado and the Susquehanna Basin states.
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Mitigation Strategies for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Animal Agriculture
 
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Video describes the role that animal agriculture plays in global greenhouse gas emissions and how farm operations can mitigate these emissions. There are variations in emissions among different regions, different species of animals, within species and among different countries. These variations show there is potential to mitigate emissions. Mitigation strategies focus on the areas of agricultural soils, enteric fermentation, manure management, farm energy, and production efficiency.
Strategies for Adapting to and Mitigating Climate Change
 
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This video was produced as a class project for the Fall 2015 IPS 625 course at the University of Kentucky
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Mitigation and Adaptation
 
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What is Mitigation in the context of Climate Change? And Adaptation?What would be their associated costs?
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The Role of Water in Adaptation and Mitigation of Climate Change
 
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UN Water has developed a set of guiding principles on water and climate change for experts and decision makers to consider when preparing development plans and related investments. These principles formed the basis for two side events at UNFCCC COP21 in November 2015 and COP22 in November 2016. These events brought together representatives from national and local government with the private sector, to discuss the role of water in climate change adaptation and mitigation, as well as possible actions on the ground. Produced by Tasha Goldberg and filmed by Nemo Allen and Ben Crowe. Compiled by Hernán Aguiilar.
Climate Change: Water as a Bridge to Mitigation and Adaptation
 
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June 11, 2015 John Matthews, secretariat coordinator for the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation, discusses how to link climate mitigation and climate adaptation, using water as a bridge.
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Mitigating the Impacts of Climate Change
 
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A conversation with Alison Martin, Group Chief Risk Officer of Zurich Insurance Group, on its recommendations for how companies can best respond to the impacts of climate change. Speaker: · Alison Martin, Group Chief Risk Officer, Zurich Insurance Group, Switzerland. Moderated by: · Alem Tedeneke, Media Lead, Canada, Latin America and the Sustainable Development Goals, World Economic Forum. http://www.weforum.org/
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Adaptation & Mitigation - Climate Change
 
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Environmental changes and its impact on agriculture and fisheries in Pakistan.
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Francesco Bosello on the Optimal mix bw adaptation and mitigation
 
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The paper presented in the video contributes to the normative literature on mitigation and adaptation by framing the question of their optimal policy balance in the context of catastrophic climate risk. The analysis uses the WITCH integrated assessment model with a module that models the endogenous risk of experiencing an economic catastrophe if temperature increases above a certain threshold. We find that the risk of a catastrophic outcome would encourage countries to reduce emissions even in the absence of a coordinated global agreement on climate change and to realign the policy balance from adaptation toward more mitigation. Our analysis also shows that adaptation transfers from and strategic unilateral commitments to adaptation in developed countries appear to provide weak incentives for reducing emissions in developing countries. Thus our first conclusion is that precautionary considerations, rather than the ability to reduce smooth damage increases, justify mitigation as a fundamental policy option. Accordingly, adaptation is needed to cope with the non-catastrophic damages that countries would fail to address with mitigation Our second conclusion is that supporting adaptation in developing countries should be considered primarily as a mean for ensuring equity or improving development, and very marginally as a mitigation incentive.
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Al Rotz: Evaluating Strategies for GHG Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change for a NY Dairy
 
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Dairy Environmental Systems and Climate Adaptations Conference. July 29, 2015.
Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change Organization
 
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"CHARGE UP" MACC Organization.
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DSDS 2015, February 5 : Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation
 
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DSDS 2015, Februrary 5 : To minimize some of the worst impacts of climate change, there is an urgent need to regulate the adequate mitigation of emissions of greenhouse gases. There is a need to define policies, institutional arrangements and the manner in which adaptation and mitigation should be taken in hand on the basis of an assessment of its specific impacts in different parts of the world. Chair: Prof. Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General & Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Keynote Addresses: • Dr Naoko Ishii, CEO & Chairperson, Global Environment Facility (GEF) • Mr Ashok Lavasa, Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, India Panellists: • Mr Hideaki Domichi, Senior Vice-President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) • Dr Peter Holmgren, Director-General, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) • Prof. Li Junfeng, Director-General, National Center of Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCCS), China & President, China Renewable Energy Industries Association • Prof. Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Deputy Director-General, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) • Ambassador Michel Rentenaar, Acting Director for Environment, Climate, Energy, and Water at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Netherlands Government Climate Envoy
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Backdraft: The Conflict Potential of Climate Adaptation and Mitigation
 
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Addressing global climate change will require new and innovative approaches. But what are the potential risks of employing these new strategies to combat rising temperatures? In this video, several experts discuss the conflict potential of adaptation and mitigation responses to climate change. The video features Geoff Dabelko, Woodrow Wilson Center; Alexander Carius, Adelphi Research; Stacy VanDeveer, University of New Hampshire; and Cleo Paskal, Catham House.
Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for the Dominican Republic
 
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Conversations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany discussing adaptation strategies with researchers, activists, and ministers representing the Dominican Republic.
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Climate Change Adaptation Measures with Co mitigation Benefits in the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf Regio
 
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On Friday, 4 December 2015, a side event on climate change adaptation measures with mitigation co-benefits was organized by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) during UNFCCC COP 21 in Paris. Arabian Gulf and Red Sea adaptation actions which aim to conserve and protect marine resources were showcased. ​The event focused on blue carbon, and the Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden (PERSGA) efforts on coastal ecosystem-based adaptation. Produced by Asheline Appleton and filmed/edited by Herman Njoroge Chege. You can find our written report and photographs from this event here: www.iisd.ca/climate/cop21/enbots/4dec.html#event-2
Mitigation and Adaptation of Climate Change: Dr. V Ramanathan
 
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Climate change being the greatest challenge before our generation, it is important that we rise above the bookish knowledge of our dynamic and ever-changing climatic conditions, and realize the urgent need to understand its anthropogenic roots. These include not only the industrial conflicts with nature but also point towards personal consumption patterns, which are taxing the resources of Planet Earth. Prof V Ramanathan is the Director of the Centre for Atmospheric Science at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. He has contributed to many areas of the atmospheric sciences and has been a part of major projects such as the Indian Ocean Experiment (INDOEX) and the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE). He has received numerous awards including the 2009 Tyler prize, the Volvo Prize, the Zayed prize, the Rossby Medal and the Buys-Ballot Medal for pioneering studies in climate and environment. He is a member of the American Philosophical Society, the US National Academy of Sciences, the Pontifical Academy and the RoyalSwedish Academy of Sciences.
Ian Burton - Mitigation and Adaptation
 
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Adaptation scientist and policy advisor, Ian Burton, talks about the difference between mitigation and adaptation to climate change. Website: http://climatechangeatlantic.com/