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ND-GAIN to measure climate resiliency of 250+ U.S. cities NEWS

ND-GAIN to measure climate resiliency of 250+ U.S. cities

Urban Adaptation Assessment, a 24-month project funded by the Kresge Foundation, will assess the climate vulnerability and readiness of every U.S. city with a population over 100,000, in an effort to help inform city officials on adaptive strategies.

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ND-GAIN Country Index Release VIDEO

ND-GAIN Country Index Release

The Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative revealed new data and findings on January 11. Which countries have made the most progess to decrease climate vulnerability and improve readiness, and which are degraders over the past year vs. five years? Find out answers to this and more during the 30-minute webinar!

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Progressively wetter climate in southern East Africa over past 1.3 million years PUBLICATION

Progressively wetter climate in southern East Africa over past 1.3 million years

Research examines biochemical markers -- “chemical fossils” that help scientists measure changes in vegetation and climate.

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Fertilizer Runoff and Drinking Water PalEON: PaleoEcological Observatory Network

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Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility

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