Opinion: How do we adapt to an intensified water cycle?

Source: The Third Pole - By Aditi Mukherji - Crucial messages from coordinating lead author of the water chapter in the just-released IPCC report explain how we adapt to an intensified water cycle. In August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its repor...

‘We’ve been trying warn you for so many decades’: Nasa climate scientist breaks down in tears at protest

18 April 2022 - Source: INDEPENDENT - In an emotional speech last week in Los Angeles, Nasa scientist Peter Kalmus implored people to listen to the dire warnings of climate change experts."We're going to lose everything," Kalmus said in a video of the moment. "And we're not jokin...

Gender equality in water governance: 10 stories of multi-stakeholder partnerships

Source: UN Water - A new multimedia publication by the Global Water Partnership (GWP), released on International Women's Day, 8 March 2022, celebrates the way women in all corners of the globe are continuing to fight for inclusion in water resources management. The publication, called Gender Eq...

"Waterfuturism : ရေနှင့်ပတ်သက်ပြီး ရှုထောင့်အမြင်သစ် စတင်ကြရအောင် "

အတိတ်က ဥပစာတွေကို အခြေခံပြီး ပစ္စုပ္ပန်ရှိ ရေအခြေအနေကို တွေးကြည့်ရင် အမြဲတမ်း စိတ်ပျက်စရာ အခြေအနေတစ်ခုဆီကို မလွဲမသွေ ပို့ဆောင်ပေးပါလိမ့်မယ်။ ထို့ကြောင့် ဒီအခြေအနေများကို ပြောင်းလဲဖို့အတွက် ပြောင်းပြန်လှန်သင့်သောအားဖြင့် စီးပွားရေးနှင့် သိပ္ပံပညာရပ်ဆိုင်ရာမှ ကွဲပြားသောကဏ္ဍများသည် အနာဂတ်ပညာဆိုင်ရာ ကိရ...

ကမ္ဘာကြီးပူနွေးလာမှု၊ ရေသံသရာစက်ဝန်းနှင့် သမုဒ္ဒရာ ဆားအငန်ဓာတ်ကြား ချိတ်ဆက်မှုများ

တိမ်တိုက်၊ ကုန်းမြေနှင့် သမုဒ္ဒရာများအကြား ရေချိုများ အဆက်အပြတ် ရွှေ့လျားလည်ပတ်နေမှု (တစ်နည်း) ကမ္ဘာ့ရေသံသရာစက်ဝန်းဟာ လူသားတွေရဲ့ နေ့စဉ်ဘဝမှာ အရေးပါတဲ့ အခန်းကဏ္ဍမှ ပါဝင်နေပါတယ်။ ဒီထိလွယ်ရှလွယ် စနစ်သည် သမုဒ္ဒရာမှ ရေများကို ကုန်းမြေဆီ သယ်ယူပို့ဆောင်ပေးခြင်းဖြင့် လူသားတို့၏ ပတ်ဝန်းကျင်ကို နေထိုင်ရန်သင့...

"Games for Urban Sustainability and Climate Resilience" knowledge sharing webinar (Case Study: Yangon Raincraft Program)

Today, as the planet Earth has faced the consequences of Global Warming, people living in both urbans and rural have experienced the effects of Climate change like flooding and drought. Same as in Yangon, the major city of Myanmar, also no stranger to the impacts of unconditional extreme weathe...

Myanmar Sustainable Development Plan, National Water Resources Committee and World Bank’s Support: Bankable or Non-bankable?

On July 2, Bangladesh's The Independent newspaper reported that the World Bank had stopped approving projects for Myanmar as part of international moves to pressure Nay Pyi Taw regarding the issues in Rakhine State. The story quoted Bangladesh Finance Minister AMA Muhith after his meeting with World...

A milestone of the ASEAN Young Climate Leaders Program 2022 (ASEAN YCLP)

The very first ASEAN Young Climate Leaders Program 2022 (ASEAN YCLP) is a leadership development program run by Common Purpose in partnership with ASEAN Foundation, SAP, and GIZ. The Challenge that the participants explored, ideate, and initiate projects on is: "How might we increase ...

To protect the world’s vital wetlands, we must invest in science

As the world prepares to celebrate World Wetlands Day, IWMI reflects on the transformative power of nature-based solutions to tackle climate change — and more. by Matthew McCartney and Lisa-Maria Rebelo, IWMI Source: IWMI - It is now widely accepted that nature-based solutions are imp...

Climate Change Impacts on Water-Related Sectors

Climate Change can be defined as any variations in climate patterns that last for a long period of time: decades or more. The prime cause of climate change is Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission, typically Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Methane (CH4), mainly caused by burning fossil fuels for energy use. Now, C...

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Yangon Raincraft II: Strengthening the Climate Resilience of the Urban Community through Innovative Participatory Approach

Cities in different parts of the world face different, unique challenges and opportunities in the face of climate change. Myanmar is one of the most vulnerable countries to the climate crisis and Yangon, the largest city of Myanmar, is also no stranger to the impacts of climate change and extreme we...

Why water is the next net-zero environmental target

17 November 2021 - Source: cnbc.com  KEY POINTS Net-zero pledges have become more common among companies and governments as concerns over climate change and the planet's environment continue to grow.While much of that has focused around curbing greenhouse gas emissions, there is a wave of ...

မိုးလေဝသဆိုး - ရာသီဥတု ပြောင်းလဲမှုနဲ့ ဘာတွေ ပတ်သက်လဲ

Source: BBC - လတ်တလော ကာလအတွင်း ကမ္ဘာပေါ်မှာ အပူလှိုင်းဖြတ်တာတွေ၊ ရေ အကြီးအကျယ်ကြီးတာတွေနဲ့ တောမီးလောင်တာတွေကို ပိုမို ကြုံလာရချိန်မှာ အခုလို အပြင်းအထန် ရာသီဥတုဆိုးရွားမှုတွေနဲ့ ကမ္ဘာ့ရာသီဥတုဖောက်ပြန်မှုတို့ ဆက်စပ်နေတယ်ဆိုတဲ့အချက်ကို လူသားတွေ နဖူးတွေ့ ဒူးတွေ့ ကြုံလာရပါတယ်။ ကမ္ဘာပေါ်မှာ စက်မှုထွ...

Course Clips - Climate Change & Water

Introduction to Climate Change & Water by Dr. Paolo Scussolini, researcher and lecturer at the Water and Climate Risk department, Institute for Environmental Studies, VU University Amsterdam (2021)  In these clips, Dr. Paolo Scussolini will introduce you to the topic of Climate Change and i...

UN suspends climate work with Myanmar government following military coup

03 March 2021 - Source: Climate Change News - The military takeover in Myanmar raises fears of pollution, deforestation and revival of a controversial hydropower dam, as international agencies put climate projects on hold  The UN has suspended climate projects that require working with Myanmar'...

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