First 118 regions and local authorities join EU Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change

The EU Commission intends to support at least 150 European regions and communities, helping them better understand, prepare for and manage climate risks as well as develop innovative solutions to build resilience

Humanity tangled in ‘spiral of self-destruction’

The world could face 1.5 disasters every day by 2030, a new UN report has warned

UN: Sport’s key role in climate change

The Deputy Secretary-General has given a speech imploring the sporting world to do more to enhance net zero and cut emissions

Glasgow invests £10m in climate resilience research

Capture of pollutants into building materials will be part of the research

World Bank approves $700m loan to boost Ecuador’s climate resilience

It will allow the government to continue its policies to address structural challenges to achieve fiscal sustainability as well as strengthen low carbon development and support the country’s commitment to carbon neutrality by 2050

Bangladesh to modernise power grid with $500m World Bank fund

The project, which will also support the sustainable transformation of its electricity system, will deliver improved power services to around 40m people in Dhaka and Mymensingh Division

UK launches £5m programme for climate resilience research

The four-year research programme will help inform future climate policy and ensure Britain can respond to the impacts of a warming planet on national infrastructure

New consortium formed to address energy security and climate crisis

The Resilient Infrastructure + Secure Energy (RISE) Consortium aims to reimagine how energy is used, generated, transported and stored and how efficient, modern and resilient infrastructure can be built

Nepal granted $24m for sustainable forest management

The project will strengthen ongoing community-based conservation efforts while promoting inclusive sustainable use

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‘Increasingly severe weather caused by climate change threatens grid operations’

That’s according to new research from Accenture, which is based on a survey of more than 200 electric utility executives from 28 countries