The Internet of Water

The Internet of Water

This water could, if captured and treated, provide the city of Los Angeles with all the water it needs, relieving demand on Northern California’s water resources, which depend largely on meltwater from the Sierra snowpack, which is expected to disappear with climate change.

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Why must climate change be de-naturalised and re-politicised? (and what does that mean?)

Why must climate change be de-naturalised and re-politicised? (and what does that mean?)

That notion of wanting to preserve in some way what is familiar to us, what we love, used to hold as perpetual but may now become ephemeral, haunts us now more than ever, as headlines of conflict, war, famine, environmental collapse or epidemics are made even more pressing by the threat of climate change.

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EbA Revisited, Part 3: Are we overselling the promise of ecosystem-based adaptation?

EbA Revisited, Part 3: Are we overselling the promise of ecosystem-based adaptation?

For a long time now I have had a major concern about ecosystem-based adaptation: Can we rely on ecosystems to help us adapt when those very ecosystems are themselves compromised by climate change? Can they deliver on the promise we are making to vulnerable communities?

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As Climate Changes Us, We Change Wildlife

As Climate Changes Us, We Change Wildlife

It’s easier and easier to understand the impacts a changing climate has on our daily lives, but we’re not the only ones affected. Climate change also impacts wildlife and the habitat on which they depend. While the direct correlation between a changing climate and wildlife is increasingly clear, to date there’s been less focus on understanding how human responses to climate change also impact wildlife and their habitat.

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