John Furlow is the Deputy Director for Humanitarian Assistance and International Development of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society. He is an author of the new U.S. National Climate Assessment’s chapter on the impact climate will have on U.S. international interests. We spoke with Furlow about climate threats to trade, supply chains, national security, and other areas.
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Insurance helps to increase the food system’s resiliency to climate shocks, and encourages farmers to make more productive and sustainable decisions.
A panel discussion and book launch event outline how better communication can help to bridge the research divide between climate and health.
As the world population continues to grow, global demand for food could increase dramatically by 2050. Yet the impacts of climate change threaten to decrease the quantity and quality of our food supplies.
Rainfall predictions out to three weeks suggest the nation may get some relief from downpours that are hindering response and rebuilding.
New seasonal forecasting services could improve livelihoods for Bangladeshi farmers.
In Ethiopia, climate variability can have a big impact on food, water, and health. A system to monitor and predict climate will help to keep people safe.