Dr. Youssef Nassef, the Director of the Adaptation Programme at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change secretariat, recently launched the Resilience Frontiers Initiative (RFI)to achieve permanent resilience beyond 2030. Harnessing the power of paradigm-shifting frontier technologies and emerging social trends, this Initiative identifies eight transformative pathways that will steer the world towards this future.
දේශගුණ විපර්යාසවලට මුහුණ දීම සදහා මුළු ලෝකයම විවිධ උප්රකම සොයමින් සිටියි. දිනෙන් දින ඉහළ යන ගෝලීය උෂ්ණත්වයට හරිතාගාර වායු විමෝචනය සෘජුව බලපෑම් ඇති කරයි. වායුගෝලයේ කාබන්ඩයොක්සයිඩ් ප්රතිශතය ඉහළයෑම ස්වභාවිකව පාලනය කර ගැනීම හැර වෙනත් විකල්ප සෙවීම දුෂ්කර වී තිබේ.
Adaptation and Resilience Knowledge Hub created by SLYCAN Trust, in collaboration with Asia Pacific Network for Global Research (APN) had its global launch during the 25th session of the Conference of Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
As a developing tropical island nation, Sri Lanka is severely at risk from the impacts of climate change. This makes effective risk management and risk transfer mechanisms a high priority for the country, particularly regarding the agriculture sector. Effective crop insurance schemes could play a big part in protecting the livelihoods of Sri Lanka’s population as well as its national food security.
Mangroves are a vital component of our biodiversity. They are impacted by climate change, and human activity which threaten their survival. However, they are also protectors of our coastline, ecosystems and contribute to generative economic benefits to coastal communities.