21 Nov 2021 DAMASCUA, Syria
Climate change-linked extreme drought, continued armed conflict in the region, and up-stream blockage aggravate water shortages in rural Syria.
15 Nov 2021 Islamabad, Pakistan
New funding for governance and tackling climate change
15 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
Thirty-four million UK residential and commercial addresses assessed for climate risk exposure: mortgage lenders and borrowers at risk of sharply increasing insurance costs before 2060.
12 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
Donor countries have pledged to provide $12 Billion USD (£8.75 billion) of public climate finance from 2021 to 2025 to a new Global Forest Finance Pledge.
7 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The governments of Tajikistan and Hungary are spearheading a new water and climate coalition, announced at COP26, to create an integrated monitoring framework on water and climate and to help diffuse tensions between countries and regions over access to and control over water resources.
4 Nov 2021 DUNDEE, United Kingdom
Climate Change and Water: The Missing Agenda at COP26.
UNESCO Centres gather.
Link to Video and Full Agenda are below.
4 Nov 2021 DAMASCUS, Syria
Continuing drought, water service disruptions, lack of electricity, upstream dams on the Euphrates and operational interruptions at Alouk station contribute to crisis
3 Nov 2021 MOGADISHU, Somalia
Wide consultation to develop new plan based on IWRM principles and to introduce water governance and climate resilience processes
2 Nov 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Effects of climate change will increase competition for water resources, causing food scarcity and heightening social tensions around the world within 20 to 30 years.
2 Nov 2021 INCHEON, South Korea
Record-breaking 13 new projects for mitigation and adaptation, $1.2 Billion USD allocated at most recent Board meeting
1 Nov 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Reduced rainfall and higher temperatures have increased water use in Scotland for crop irrigation, exacerbating water shortages
31 Oct 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
High-level Forum, Glasgow, pre-COP26 (recorded footage is linked): On the eve of COP26, Ministers, heads of international organisations, leading figures from public and private sectors, eminent academics from different parts of the world and from different disciplines, gathered to discuss water security challenges under climate change.