How climate adaptation is moving forward

This week it has been upheaval one after another. Australian politics at the moment seems to be in full disarray with climate change again being at the centre of controversy as a policy issue.  Yet, the good news is that climate adaptation is still moving forward in many ways. Yesterday we organised as part of… Continue reading How climate adaptation is moving forward

Are we heading to Hothouse Earth?

This past week the news have not been any getting better. The heat waves are still affecting countries: in South Korea, temperatures around +39 are said to prevail at least 23 consecutive days and in southern Europe, temperatures are still abnormally high. In California, wild fires are ranging to the extent that now the military… Continue reading Are we heading to Hothouse Earth?

Is 1.5 degree goal an illusion?

This past week has been quite eventful given that major issues have been either discovered or experienced when it comes to climatic changes. Japan has been experiencing significant floods with never before seen rain events while cities around the word have reported having broken all time heat records. A new study published in Nature used paleoclimatic… Continue reading Is 1.5 degree goal an illusion?

Bats are boiling and green turtles are turning female: how close are we to adaptation limits?

This week’s Twitter feed has been particularly concerning, some would say crazy, regarding the changes and shifts in weather and climate trends that are occurring worldwide. In Australia, bats are boiling in the sky  and the asphalt is literally melting as heatwaves have come through in various parts of the country. In the US, NOAA has… Continue reading Bats are boiling and green turtles are turning female: how close are we to adaptation limits?

“Why don’t you pick something realistic?” How I ended up in climate adaptation.

I’m always intrigued by the actual stories how people have found their careers. Contrast to many popular career development books and advice out there, it seems to me that “paths” are rarely straight forward as life happens and people find themselves faced with opportunities, which take them one way rather than the other. I thought… Continue reading “Why don’t you pick something realistic?” How I ended up in climate adaptation.