Climate change

Global water resources affected by human interventions and climate change

Submitted by Water Team on 30 April, 2014 - 18:10

Humans directly change the dynamics of the water cycle through dams constructed for water storage, and through water withdrawals for industrial, agricultural, or domestic purposes. Climate change is expected to additionally affect water supply and demand. Here, analyses of climate change and direct human impacts on the terrestrial water cycle are presented and compared using a multimodel approach.

Latin American Teach-In Day

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 26 November, 2013 - 18:23
12/12/2013 - Start 08:00 End 18:00

Free registration here.


IPCC:Twelfth Session of Working Group I (WGI-12)

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 23 September, 2013 - 14:37
Start 23/09/2013 - 09:00 End 26/09/2013 - 17:00

Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis

The Twelfth Session of Working Group I (WGI-12) will take place from 23 to 26 September 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden.

Country Water Resources Profile Zambia

Submitted by Nora Hanke on 5 July, 2013 - 16:54


Workshop presentations are now online!

Submitted by Water Team on 25 October, 2012 - 15:07

Through its global network of Centres of Excellence in Water Science and Technology, this event which was held in Ispra (Italy) from the 15-18th October aimed at exchanging and disseminating good practises in water resources management among experts from Africa (African Union/NEPAD Networks of Water Centres of Excellence), Latin America (RALCEA), China (EU-China plateform) and Europe (JRC and other experts).

Third Indian National Research Conference on Climate Change

Submitted by Water Team on 6 September, 2012 - 10:38
Start 03/11/2012 - 10:35 End 04/11/2012 - 10:35

The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISC), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD), Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) and Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), under the banner Indian Climate Research Netw

First Latin American and Caribbean Dialogue on Climate Change Finance and Development Effectiveness

Submitted by Water Team on 2 May, 2012 - 11:26

The Government of Honduras is the host and organising country for the First Latin American and Caribbean Dialogue on Climate Change Finance and Development Effectiveness. This event will be held on 3 and 4 May 2012.

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Taller sobre Adaptación al Cambio Climático en Cuencas Transfronterizas

Submitted by Water Team on 15 February, 2012 - 12:43
Start 25/04/2012 - 10:00 End 26/04/2012 - 18:00

The "Third workshop on water and adaptation to climate change in transboundary basins: Making adaptation work" will take place on 25 and 26 April 2012 in the Palais des Nations in Geneva, back-to-back with the fifth meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate (27 April 2012).

The “Brown Revolution”- securing food naturally.

Submitted by Water Team on 16 January, 2012 - 15:51

Everyone at least once heard in his life the words “Green Revolution” not as many could say to have heard about the “Brown Revolution”. The first revolution characterized the way of guaranteeing food production through new technologies such as improved crop varieties (HYVs) developed and widely used in developing countries in the middle of the 20th century.

EUROCLIMA in Durban - COP 17 Climate Change Conference

Submitted by Water Team on 9 December, 2011 - 15:25

The side-event in COP17 (Durban 6th December 2011) presented the EUROCLIMA programme, aimed at combining science with Latin America´s policy makers in order to strengthen national and regional Climate Change initiatives. After an overview of the programme by the Regional Unit “Latin America and the Caribbean” of EuropeAid, the Technical Assistance presented the latest e-Newsletter dedicated to the theme of “Water and Climate Change in Latin America”.

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