Deltas and Climate Change News

January-October 2014 temperatures break records The global average temperature over land and ocean surfaces for January to October 2014 was the highest on record, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). It said October was the hottest since records began in 1880.
World Meteorological Organization, Friday 21 November 2014
IPCC Fifth Assessment Report: Climate change threatens irreversible and dangerous impacts, but options exist to limit its effects Human influence on the climate system is clear and growing, with impacts observed on all continents. If left unchecked, climate change will increase the likelihood of severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems. However, options are available to adapt to climate change and implementing stringent mitigations activities can ensure that the impacts of climate change remain within a manageable range, creating a brighter and more sustainable future.
IPCC, Sunday 2 November 2014
ICSU-endorsed initiative Sustainable Deltas 2015 launched A unique initiative endorsed by the International Council for Science - Sustainable Deltas 2015 - (SD2015) launched today at the ‘Deltas in Times of Climate Change II International Conference’ in Rotterdam. The aim of the initiative is to focus attention and research on the value and vulnerability of deltas worldwide, and promote and enhance international and regional cooperation among scientists, policymakers and other stakeholders.
Deltas in Times of Climate Change II / ICSU, Thursday 25 September 2014
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