How the World is Predicting and Preparing for Climate Extremes

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If we look at the hard facts of climate change, science is telling us we’re running out of time.

That’s what Achim Steiner, executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), said during a panel at the 2014 Social Good Summit on Sunday. Moderated by Mashable‘s senior climate reporter Andrew Freedman, the panel focused on what actions we’re taking to make cities more resilient in the face of climate-related extremes over the next 15 years.

Prepping society for increased climate change and extreme weather, as well as addressing mitigation challenges, is a difficult task — but there’s still hope. Read more…

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Matt Petronzio

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