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Publish Date: 18 November 2019
The Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) provides a basis for the structured and coherent framing of the science, data, operations and applications fundamental to transitioning to a climate smart and resilient society. It enables better-informed management of the risks of climate variability and change and adaptation to climate change.
Publish Date: 20 November 2019
Climate change and air pollution have negative impacts on several aspects of human activities, especially on health and economies. Environment-related hazards – extreme weather events, failure of climate- change mitigation and adaptation, natural and human- made disasters, water crises, biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse – have ranked as the top global risks for three years running in the World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Perception Survey. In the 2019 Survey, these risks accounted for three of the five most likely to occur and four of the five risks with the highest potential impacts.