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Global Center on Adaptation @GCAdaptation Rotterdam, The Netherlands

GCA is an international organization hosted by the Netherlands that works as a solutions broker for climate change adaptation solutions. #AdaptOurWorld

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Protecting natural resources like mangroves will help us adapt to climate change @UNBiodiversityhttps://t.co/7XwROjg9dQDams between Scotland, Norway, France and England could reduce the effects of rising sea levels:… https://t.co/Ty2INnveOgIt could take decades before cuts to greenhouse gases actually affect global temperatures, which is why we need to… https://t.co/EhVfbSeI3fLoas understands that solutions to the world’s crises are in nature 🌱 @UNbiodiversity https://t.co/JWoYwC2eSW https://t.co/LiypYhUOikPeople are migrating inland to avoid rising seas. This 🗺️ suggests where they’ll end up: https://t.co/AAVUEvM205What is the best way to involve local businesses in climate adaptation plans? 👇 covered in the latest webinar hos… https://t.co/124YsGCXJIInvesting in #ClimateResilience is smart economics. It can deliver big economic and jobs benefits while building ou… https://t.co/bAvgR8NEf7
7/12
2020
Coronavirus cases are increasing in the developing world where some places don’t even have access to clean water:… https://t.co/ZBnxM9cQSkGrandmothers in India are refusing to watch their families starve. Instead they are changing farming and attitudes… https://t.co/8wNbsudCOZThese animals have the choice, either adapt or face extinction: https://t.co/iimGZG07us https://t.co/mN11oXKRMYThis is how Ghana is using the COVID-19 crisis to build back better 👏👏👏 🛠 @UNDP https://t.co/ORaIqoNSTuInvesting in #ClimateResilience is smart economics. It can deliver big economic and jobs benefits while building ou… https://t.co/DuVvDtRoK3Experts are calling for a 'Teal New Deal' 🌊🌊🌊 https://t.co/uSuwiibub1 https://t.co/FV2bf5hujVWe are delighted our CEO @PVV_GCA has been appointed Chair @univgroningen Climate Adaptation & Governance Programme… https://t.co/xPe2XUmrO4These enormous reservoirs have been built thousands of feet above sea level and are now supplying Andean communitie… https://t.co/s4wvBfYNtfHow does Africa build resilience to #ClimateChange after the #Covid-19 crisis? https://t.co/xILgbGRPxD https://t.co/awip0uy4eD
7/11
2020
Coronavirus is a wake-up call to act on climate change. Here's what governments can do 👇 https://t.co/AvWiYKSwOy https://t.co/Rg8jYfD6CNThe Arctic’s warming climate is forcing reindeer herders in Finland to change their ways, eroding Sámi culture 🦌 https://t.co/lmRta7p52hRegister now for the TEM-A Workshop on Youth Engagement to Enhance Adaptation Action. Our Engagement and Youth Lead… https://t.co/aIqIh87nnk"This moment reinforces the need to think about designing spaces, buildings and cities that are restorative ... ple… https://t.co/PXvDEJB2q9These Dominican nuns are taking the climate crisis into their own hands 🌎 Their new climate fund with… https://t.co/ui5BzjbQLJFlood water causes damage, but this is how we can also take advantage of it. https://t.co/ixfSRTtSwfSaving small businesses is a central part of recovering from the pandemic. And small businesses have a big part to… https://t.co/EDKomRm8RZHow empowering women around the world will help us adapt to climate change. https://t.co/PPlYGa0m0w
7/10
2020
How should we act on climate change post-COVID? @McKinsey has some ideas: https://t.co/dNLSlmVk14One of the world's biggest producers of coal has announced it will phase it out. https://t.co/bkBtZ3glNIJob alert! We're looking for a Youth Leadership Program Manager to support our fantastic young leaders. You can app… https://t.co/L999fsR5Fh"It is not enough to deal with the immediate effects of a natural disaster; communities need to be better prepared… https://t.co/kYWk8E8mZjHow can we #BuildBackBetter from #COVID19? We must invest in climate resilience and prioritize the world’s most vul… https://t.co/FoD9bDQ5q6Former UN Sec-Gen Ban Ki-moon and our CEO @PVV_GCA pose this question: "Will we learn lessons for tackling… https://t.co/IWZIv1gaI5Never waste a crisis! Economic predictions from @IMFNews and @ilo may look bleak 📉 but our latest blog post from… https://t.co/4asrh0NLkKUrban areas will have expanded by more than 2.5 billion people by 2050 globally. 🌳🌳🌳 will make them more livable as… https://t.co/ky4Me9dcsKRising temperatures are drying up glaciers in the Andes. This is how high-altitude communities are managing their w… https://t.co/lFxJGDqAVoInvesting in digital agriculture can help Africa beat this pandemic, say @PVV_GCA and @bankimooncentre https://t.co/M5j1akrKAW
7/9
2020
How better forecasts can boost resilience in the world’s most vulnerable regions #AdaptOurWorldhttps://t.co/7mGDKkphmUThese Indian schoolchildren are using smart tech to monitor the weather and help local farmers adapt:… https://t.co/VNKPVL82E2We need to find new ways to produce food despite the decreasing health of our land @UNCCD This family in Zimbabwe… https://t.co/lV6lKdqofFEconomic activity in sub-Saharan Africa can shrink by one percent in a month if the average temperature is 0.5 degr… https://t.co/XTRBQ2jvbANature can be used for both climate change adaptation and mitigation measures says @cdknetwork and @WWFUShttps://t.co/jSkbIc9zQU
7/8
2020
The natural environment could be one of our greatest allies against climate change 🍀 @WetlandsInt @UNEP https://t.co/rlRZoiOwszVR from @Cityzenith5D could help urban planners build climate-resilient cities 🏙 https://t.co/xaXJLyQHsP https://t.co/dvHpIQSVMFIn only three years Brewster Glacier in New Zealand lost enough ice to meet the drinking water needs of all New Zea… https://t.co/DaHIuwsjquSeed hunters on a six-year mission to save humanity’s food supply 🌾 @CropTrust @Kew_MSBUK https://t.co/BZPcZ2Q6Z8 https://t.co/XEjucK6XOZHigher temperatures and idle land provide fertile ground for these pests to wreak havoc in Sardina. https://t.co/WzSeMrcRk9Satellite images from @DEarthAfrica are helping scientists from @IWMI_ collect big data on the water levels of the… https://t.co/7M8VgcEdJmPeople around the world are worried about the future of our planet 🌏 https://t.co/5C7fDNjLkwCustomers are now flocking from South Africa to buy Lesotho's organic produce 🐝 https://t.co/tgP0eN9PXj https://t.co/DTmPGRIZmLAfter #Covid-19 can Africa #BuildBackBetter? https://t.co/xILgbGRPxD https://t.co/nPJUbgqbEB
7/7
2020
Ethiopia planted around 350 million trees in a single day last year. Now other countries are following suit and inv… https://t.co/wUuzKB1u4y“The challenge for Latin American continues to be to unify a common climate agenda,” says Pulgar Vidal from @WWF an… https://t.co/9GUM1dpvkWResidents of one city in Indian are embracing a low-tech solution to control flooding: conserving farmland 🌽 https://t.co/8ckmrEqZbEAdapting agricultural practices means these farmers now have enough food to feed their children and build a better… https://t.co/8SPWx8flcM1000 families in Uzbekistan were well-equipped to cope with lockdown food shortages as they had their own greenhous… https://t.co/0XPx1FvD7jThis is how fighting climate change helped Marshall Islands avoid COVID-19 👇 https://t.co/DOOJAfxux6 https://t.co/0gazYHRiSoThere are already 135 million people on the brink of starvation. COVID-19 could make 130 million more.… https://t.co/ad3Tl9Drnp
7/6
2020
The @ClimeFish project is looking at how Atlantic salmon aquaculture in Norway was being affected by climate change… https://t.co/F34WmnCOgpHow can a 📶 from your 📱 help a 👨‍🌾 predict the 🌧️? https://t.co/SxK77wHZqd https://t.co/axicrf12k8Disasters like Cyclone Amphan are here to stay 🌀 Climate adaptation is a matter of urgency. https://t.co/ujR5mv12uZBotswana is the first country to learn the ancient art of bushfire burning from indigenous land managers from Austr… https://t.co/sd7uiaz46MAgricultural engineers in the Andes are taking tips from their ancestors to manage water better 🚰… https://t.co/CTxGCXekjF.@GretaThunberg says the coronavirus shows the world can 'act fast' on crises: https://t.co/Aj0Cdbixw6 https://t.co/4ees0NRVZSRich countries should not cut back development aid, say @PVV_GCA and @bankimooncentre, as GDP of developing countri… https://t.co/dKrixia4yo
7/5
2020
Adaptation to climate change shares fundamental goals with disaster risk reduction, according to a new report by… https://t.co/WR3YLAQfhSMedical professionals are calling on world leaders to ensure a green recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that takes c… https://t.co/HkfruoFF0tVietnam is modernising irrigation systems thanks to @ADB_HQ https://t.co/15o64L0DDXCity planners are using virtual reality to improve infrastructure and build healthier communities after COVID-19 🖥🏙… https://t.co/c1hQzUZKpLListen up now! 🌐 Young people may save the planet so it’s time to get them involved, says @GCAdaptation Young Leade… https://t.co/X1G2VTUrfcSea and air transport infrastructure are lifelines for the economies of Small Island Developing States 🏝✈ If enviro… https://t.co/OzOFSBBIvP
7/4
2020
More than 60 rooftop farms have sprouted up around Hong Kong. https://t.co/6mYCqv6gxi❌ There is no universal, climate adaptation quick fix that can be distributed across countries and communities. https://t.co/SnxQvHiWTCThere are four ways farmers in Brazil can make money while adapting to climate change. https://t.co/OrDhK2fnh2Risk resilience emphasises the importance of effectively managing change. The COVID-19 pandemic is a huge opportuni… https://t.co/4WqZfuJa9v
Retweeted by Global Center on AdaptationNew research from @NatureClimate on community-based adaptation in Pacific Islands suggests that successful adaptati… https://t.co/kNmgwttQEoBan Ki-moon is supporting @Brianna_Fruean who is calling for creative adaptation in response to the #ClimateCrisis.… https://t.co/ogKHdN4MCSNew research from @NatureClimate highlights the need to for more awareness around climate migrations. Otherwise att… https://t.co/1zse5ZdmrxBangladesh’s cyclone death tolls have been falling despite more severe weather because of the country's detailed ad… https://t.co/AHwcIEb71y54 leaders from the African Adaptation Initiative, championed by @PresidentABO, have endorsed the policy recommenda… https://t.co/f0nVMSd1oY
7/3
2020
Women in Vietnam are preparing for natural disasters by planting mangroves and they’re tackling gender inequality a… https://t.co/1DbzUWoILOIt was a pleasure to hear from @NaokoIshiiGEF and congratulate her on her successful tenure @theGEF during yesterda… https://t.co/q0zoWDJyuaCOVID-19, civil wars, crop failure and climate change mean that more than a quarter of a billion people face the th… https://t.co/K9rH29WjEp#LCAW2020 is in full swing! On the agenda this afternoon: 💸 How finance can support projects that have accounted f… https://t.co/pCZsSoyyfKThis is the Dutch approach to flood management 🌊 👇 https://t.co/3zuFOEB9kBResearchers thought the South Pole was relatively unscathed by human-induced climate change. "But all of the sudden… https://t.co/bczM42U9s4The @ICRC checklist of how to manage extreme heat during a pandemic includes: 🏊‍♀️ How to safely use outdoor publi… https://t.co/o8DQm8ko7RBangkok has converted an abandoned railroad track into a tree-lined walkway 🛤 https://t.co/2s6ifoCUna https://t.co/cg7rMPGb8z"The traditional North-South paradigm of technology transfer ignores the increasing importance of developing countr… https://t.co/xLUDISOGO7
7/2
2020
One of the largest freshwater lakes in western Europe is being restored 👏👏👏 A move that will boost biodiversity in… https://t.co/GqV2KBYuJGInvesting in digital agriculture can help Africa beat this pandemic, say @PVV_GCA and @bankimooncentre https://t.co/M5j1akrKAWCoronavirus is making us change our lives in a way that could make climate adaptation easier:… https://t.co/U9gqsmu1EOWithout mangroves, flood damages would cost us $65 billion a year, according to new @ucsc research:… https://t.co/zYpOMARLMLThis is one of the most ambitious plans in the world to stop taps running dry 👇 https://t.co/ThA8phuid5 https://t.co/HCRV8DEdn7These Peruvian sisters have built artificial lagoons thousands of feet above sea level 🏔 https://t.co/Boj9J0wRpS https://t.co/hQojwtVxhOAs we rescue economies after COVID-19 we can also reform them: https://t.co/6u3XTmvuFZ https://t.co/VinCX4l3Y5
7/1
2020
The current pandemic highlights the unmistakable link between water and health: https://t.co/zakzRyXiRY https://t.co/uWvjWvBXHfThese Indian schoolchildren are using smart tech to monitor the weather and help local farmers adapt:… https://t.co/4Xo1oXcgQlSupercomputers that create complex models of how weather is likely to change are struggling to predict extreme weat… https://t.co/1zA0NVf8nBAs weather becomes more extreme trees help us cope with the fallout: https://t.co/8CMLCPxY1N https://t.co/TwDwY1NY99Bangkok's new sky garden could "change the way people look at public spaces" in Asia 🚂🌳 https://t.co/2s6ifoCUna https://t.co/yD0gQmi1nELand degradation and climate change have upended traditional agricultural practices for farmers like Mrs Maitumelen… https://t.co/ZksyoXRD3B“The decisions we make around cities are so important because they will far outlive us,” says @NadineIbrahim from… https://t.co/5qnFCcJmaU
6/30
2020

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