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We don’t have to know exactly how high the sea might rise to start doing something about it. Brian Yap (葉)/Flickr

CSIRO cuts: climate science really does need to shift its focus towards adaptation

Cuts to CSIRO climate jobs will see a reduction in effort on monitoring and measuring climate change, and an increase in efforts to do something about it. That's the most politically-sensible option.
Only a small portion of Porto Novo, Benin, is built-up. The city is taking steps to combat climate change. Anton Ivanov/Shutterstock

Porto Novo: an African city taking action against climate change

Porto Novo in Benin, Rouen in France and Da Nang in Vietnam are taking steps to mitigate the harsh effects of climate change, which will hit them hard if they don't.
Cyclone Pam struck the developing island nation of Vanuatu in March 2015. Poorer nations are more exposed to environmental dangers so are more concerned about impacts that might increase the risk. AAP Image/Dave Hunt

Wealthy nations overlook the dangers of climate change

Who cares more about environmental issues: people in rich countries, or not-so-rich countries? A survey suggests it's those in poorer places who are more vulnerable to issues like climate change.
Drought-reduced crop yields could threaten food supply in Australia. David Kelleher/Flickr

Adapt now to prevent poor health from climate change: report

The Australian Academy of Science has warned that sick, older, poor and isolated Australians are at most risk from the health impacts of climate effects such as drought, fires, floods and heatwaves.

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