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.
2 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
In the search for water solutions as our planet's climate changes, the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) together with the University of Strathclyde, the University of Dundee and OOSKAnews hosted a pre-COP26 seminar on water solutions for climate change.
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.
1 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
Observe the importance of responsible stewardship of water resources in Scotland! The host nation's virtual water pavilion at COP26 puts more context around Scotland's Hydro Nation strategy. This progressive strategy advances an innovative water sector that supports a flourishing low-carbon economy, promotes vibrant communities and the environment, and plays a crucial role in international development support.
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.
28 Oct 2021 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India
Increased Himalaya snowmelt and downstream rain cause over-filling of reservoirs and flooding in Kerala
26 Oct 2021 PARIS
Climate finance provided and mobilised by developed countries for climate action in developing countries looks likely to reach USD 100 billion in 2023,
25 Oct 2021 PEMBA, Mozambique
Lack of access to safe water, worsened by massive population displacements, has led to an increase in cases of cholera and diarrhoea.
24 Oct 2021 Manila, Philippines
The Asian Development Bank plans $66 Billion USD for climate mitigation, with the remaining to be used to support adaptation efforts including improving water security across developing member countries.
19 Oct 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
Water touches every aspect of our lives, from the food we eat and the energy we use to the ecosystems that surround us. Water resources, already under threat from the way humanity has developed and managed the resource to meet ever-growing and changing needs, are also being heavily impacted by climate change.
17 Oct 2021 GENEVA
Extraordinary meeting to address "explosive" growth in demand for WMO services