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Unclear communication about risk

Unclear communication about risk is a risk. During hurricane Sandy the NHC had no system in place to issue clear ...

STORY URL: Sandy criticism prompts change in storm warnings
Responding to criticism after Superstorm Sandy, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday it would change the way it warns people about tropical storms that morph into something else.

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Manage disaster risk

For years now, we've been seeing a dramatic rise in economic losses caused by natural catastrophes. Since 1980, the ...

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How do we support an ageing population?

Longer lives are great news, but how do we financially support the world's ageing population? Watch my video and ...

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Longer working lives

This fantastic @helpage infographic tells us that 47% of older men and 24% of older women actively participate in the ...

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Climate change - what about poverty?

Tasneem Essop is WWF South Africa's international climate policy advocate. In this clip she talks the fundamental link she ...

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Some age old questions...

The proportion of the world's population aged over 60 will jump from 11.2% to 21.8% over the ...

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Hong Kong student on climate change

This young student from Hong Kong's Victoria Shanghai Academy has strong views about climate change and how he hopes ...

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Breaking the poverty cycle

The good thing about working in the agricultural insurance space in Africa is that you can really see the benefit ...

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Old habits die hard

Bad habits can be hard to break, I'll be the first to admit. But that shouldn't be a ...

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Climate adaptation

Historically, Samoa has suffered extensive damage from flooding, especially along its coast. Future coastal flooding events are expected to increase ...

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Adaptation in the city of Hull, UK

Adaptation measures are available to make societies more resilient to the impacts of climate change. But decision makers need the ...

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Adaptation is a must

Societies and local communities need to adapt to a changing environment. The earlier they decide to do so, the lower ...

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Global warming tipping point?

I've read that the world has warmed by 1°C over pre-industrial levels, and there is near-zero chance of ...

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Changing human values ....

Important thoughts by Professor Julian Savulescu - "Can changing our human values create a better future?" He addresses climate change, poverty ...

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About fracking fluid

According to the linked Swiss Re expert publication, between 1 million and 8 million gallons of fluid and 80 to ...

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