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Investing in Science to Improve Climate Risk Management

16 August 2019

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Integrating Earth science research and observations into adaptation planning helps identify effective strategies to manage climate risks.

Climate change caused by past and ongoing emissions from fossil fuel burning poses sizable risks for current and future generations through its impacts on multiple interacting sectors, including, for example, food and water supplies and public health [O'Neill et al., 2017].

Source: Earth & Space Science News

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