For millions of people around the world, the consequences of climate change are increasingly devastating.
Higher temperatures bring more droughts and the spread of heat-related, infectious diseases, result in the loss of homes, jobs and food. The far-reaching effects of climate change hit poor people the hardest. They have the fewest resources and the least capacity to prepare for, plan for, and withstand climate change crises.
Our Developing Climate Change Resilience Initiative aims to catalyze attention, funding and action to promote resilience to climate change on several levels. We focus on three pivotal areas: Asian urban environments, African agriculture and US policy.
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ResilienceThe New York Times and Associated Press explore efforts underway in communities in the northeast to better prepare for the next storm.
Climate Change ResilienceHere's one low-cost innovation to help the poor and marginalized keep cool in the face of rising temperatures.
Opportunities AnalysisNatural infrastructure is often directly connected to the livelihoods of poor and vulnerable people, but is not prioritized (like grey infrastructure is) in the decisions made in the development of cities.