Topic: IRI News

Catching up on adaptation: Why are adaptation commitments lagging compared to mitigation?

This post originally appeared on Clim-Eat’s LinkedIn Page as a part of their Weekend Read Series. Right before COP26, the IPCC published its Working Group I report: The Physical Science Basis of Climate Change (AR6-WGI, 2021).  One of its key messages is that it is indisputable that human activities are causing climate change, which is increasing the frequency […]

Q&A: Ground-truthing With Yohana Tesfamariam Tekeste

By Elise Gout This post originally appeared on Columbia Climate School’s State of the Planet blog. This story is part of a series celebrating the work of women at the Columbia Climate School, in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2022. Read more about the day and our related blog posts here. When asked […]

Q&A: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability: What’s New in the Latest IPCC Release

Excerpt of an interview with Ben Orlove written by Sarah Fecht for the State of the Planet blog. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Monday released the second part of its sixth major assessment report. The assessment reports, which come out every few years, review what we know about climate change, its impacts and future risks, […]

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