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Document: Commission urges global push on climate adaptation

September 10, 2019
A high-level commission is urging world leaders and the private sector to significantly ramp up investments in climate change adaptation projects, arguing that people across the globe will face an array of climate threats even if countries make major progress in reducing carbon emissions that fuel global warming. “Adaptation is not an alternative to a redoubled effort to stop climate change but an essential complement to it,” argues a Sept. 9 report from the Global Commission on Adaptation. “Failing to...


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