Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #adaptation

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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 03/10/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/03/10/dai…
Adaptation, not irrigation, recommended for Midwest corn farmers

phys.org/news/2021-03-i…

#adaptation #agriculture #midwest #CornProduction
Chemical signal in plants reduces growth processes in favor of defense

phys.org/news/2021-03-c…

#PlantGrowth #ChemicalStimulus
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 03/09/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/03/09/dai…
Scientists find evidence of mathematical structures in classic books | James Joyce | The Guardian

theguardian.com/books/2016/jan…

#fractal #joyce #evidence #books #structures
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Join me Monday Jan 25, 6.15pm CET for the #Water Action Track Anchoring Event at the #Climate #Adaptation Summit 2021 @CASsummit2021

Register at cas2021.com

#climatechange #resilient #adaptnow #water #AdaptationSummit #ClimateAdaptation #AdaptOurWorld
The Water Action Track helps accelerate and scale up water actions in climate adaptation. While 90% of climate change disasters are water related, water adaptation drives resilient solutions: water is the leverage for sustainable climate action! @CASsummit2021

#AdaptOurWorld
With @MinIenW @WorldBankWater @WorldResources @GCAdaptation and our numerous partners worldwide across sector and silos, we work in cities, countries, regions and rivers to build resilience by water adaptation action, together.
#AdaptationSummit #ClimateAdaptation #AdaptOurWorld
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 01/01/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/01/01/dai…
Beyond Climate War: Writings on Deep Adaptation to societal collapse

jembendell.com/2020/12/31/bey…

#SystemsChange #adaptation #ClimateChange #conflict
“Those of Us Who Don’t Die Are Going to Quit”: A Crush of Patients, Dwindling Supplies and the Nurse Who Lost Hope — ProPublica

propublica.org/article/those-…

#supplies #hope #patients #nurse #COVID19
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A short thread on the UK NDC – and #adaptation.

We sent this letter to the Government a couple of weeks ago.

theccc.org.uk/publication/le…
The letter contained our NDC recommendation for emissions reduction – 68% by 2030. But take a closer look – there’s a bit more to it.

We *also* made recommendations about #adaptation.
We now have the NDC itself - big tick to @BorisJohnson for accepting our advice on 2030 emissions.

assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/upl…
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1/n #Water folks on twitter. The second order draft of @IPCC_CH will be open for review on 4th Dec. Please register and provide your valuable comments. Our author team of 12 LAs and 50+ CA’s have worked hard to gather evidence on impact of CC on water and society. Help us improve
2/n. This is the last time the draft will undergo expert review. Next draft will only undergo government review. Our #water chapter is 60 pages long and covers a lot of material. It may seem a bit overwhelming to review so much material. Some tips based on my own experience.
3/n. Read the 2 pages Executive Summary. Curly brackets at end of each sentence/paragraph tells you which section of the chapter that finding pertains to. Feel free to skip to your chosen section(s) based on your expertise and interest and provide comments for those sections.
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Welcome to Day 2 of the #EbACommunity of Practice Workshop! We really enjoyed yesterday.
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Today we’ll talk to @AdaptXchange on the ongoing #ClimateDialogues, discuss #IWRM, #Governance and int. policies esp #NAP and much more. Thread Day 2, 1/x
Day 2 starts with a Recap. If you missed the marketplace input on the Global Eba Fund funded by @iki_bmu, @ClimateAli will present it again in the policy-session. @jhie_adil from the Communication session and @FAOFish and many more will be in the #EBACommmunity marketplace today.
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The 5th #EbACommunity of Practice workshop, connecting 300+ people working on ecosystem-based adaptation as a type of #naturebasedsolutions, is now online. Follow @Adapt_Community for updates, I’ll add news from thematic tracks, marketplace and other features in this thread. 1/x
Arno Sckeyde, head of the Global Project on Mainstreaming ecosystem-based adaptation, is introducing some of the knowledge resources, e.g. the thematic community on #EbA @Panorama_Planet
panorama.solutions/en/portal/ecos…
More on the Global Project at international-climate-initiative.com/en/details/pro…
#EbACommunity
Our first input at the #EbACommunity WS is by @Iki_bmu, a strong supporter of #EbA for years. After a portfolio overview – 200 mio € so far! - by Birte Derrix, Lukas Hach from #biodiversity highlighted the importance of EbA for the post2020 Global Biodiversity Framework
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Saw a movie. As done, thought of calling a frnd n ask him to watch cos v saw smthing similar 13 yrs back. Days when went CD shop, read cover story n picked. Mean time, googld current movie director. Turned out 1 who made same movie v saw 13 yrs back😄 #iamthinkingofendingthings
Disclaimer : many may not like. The other one, 13 years back we saw was #adaptation . Director #CharlieKaufman Current one available on Netflix. Watch at your own risk 😃
@neelanjan_sinha in case u r active on Twitter 😆
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 08/30/2020 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2020/08/30/dai…
Macro Note | The Fed's New Rule

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#rule
Incorporating Social Permaculture into Institutional Evolution

medium.com/@beyoubesure/i…

#adaptation #permaculture #ecosystems
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Une étude incontournable pour ceux qui travaillent sur la prospective #climat et l'#adaptation :
En version courte, parmi les 4 scénarios d'émissions du 5e rapport du GIEC, nous sommes sur la trajectoire du plus pessimiste, le RCP8.5.
pnas.org/content/early/…
En version longue :
Le scénario RCP8.5 est généralement présenté comme un scénario "business as usual" mais ça n'est pas le cas si on regarde ses hypothèses : sa croissance est plus rapide que la réalité, le coût des renouvelables trop élevé, la part du charbon pas réaliste, etc.
Cela a conduit à des critiques très virulentes, y compris au parmi des gens qui travaillent sérieusement sur le #climat et voient le 8.5 comme un épouvantail catastrophiste.

Illustration : #RCP85IsBollox
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doing @instituteforgov #netzero project, colleagues we spoke to are much more familiar with climate change mitigation, emissions targets, than "adaptation" - the rail crash in Scotland shows why this matters.
We've known for a long time that a likely impact of climate change will be more heatwaves and more intense rainfall.. #adaptation means getting ready for both - as part of a wider drive on resilience.
last year's assessment on adaptation by @theCCCuk (yes, they look at adaptation too) was damning.. things had gone backwards over the past 10 years - verdict on UK govt theccc.org.uk/wp-content/upl…
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Intentional #LargeSystemChange begins with #Conversations That Matter (CTM) among all #agents in the system. Then they experiment with Ways That Work (WTW) and apply what they learn to make Changes That Sustain (CTS) ongoing #adaptation of the overall large system change process.
To improve the performance of a large system, honor its purpose and organizing principles then modify its rules and boundaries. To form an entirely different system, establish a new purpose and organizing principles then write the rules and set the boundaries to align with them.
For a #LargeSystem to improve performance, #ChangeAgents must influence those with the authority to modify its rules and boundaries to encourage all agents to honor the spirit of the system’s original purpose and organizing principles yet bend the rules and extend its boundaries.
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Recently, I was asked to give a seminar for @mhclg’s planners on the challenges faced by local authority planners delivering against the #climateemergency, because I work with lots of councils & I’m also Cabinet Member for Forward Planning at @CotswoldDC. So I know some stuff.
First up, I did the ‘we’re all doomed’ bit. You know, the rollercoaster graphs steeply going up and the even steeper graphs of how emissions need to come down.
Then I mentioned about how most plans are running for about another 10-15 years and they need re-writing immediately because most of them pay diddly-squat attention to the ‘what goes up must come down graphs’ from the ‘we’re all doomed’ bit.
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 07/26/2020 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2020/07/26/dai…
The faulty science, doomism, and flawed conclusions of Deep Adaptation | openDemocracy

opendemocracy.net/en/oureconomy/…

#adaptation #ClimateChange #science
The dog that hasn't barked (yet) in US-China relations | TheHill

thehill.com/opinion/intern…

#US #relations #China
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 07/24/2020 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2020/07/24/dai…
Andy Slavitt on the 3 Things He’d Do to Prepare for the Next Pandemic – Mother Jones

motherjones.com/politics/2020/…

#pandemic #preparations
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity on Twitter



#coronavirus #testing
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We used #AI to "read" & organize a vast body of texts:

Specifically, we reviewed 50 years of research on *organizational #adaptation*

It's a large literature that uses various labels to refer to the same thing (adaptation, fit, congruence, strategic change)

How did that go?
With @andrewsarta & @rudyOrg, we had first reviewed the literature "manually" (a.k.a. using our own brains) but a reviewer asked us:

"how can I be sure you're not biased and projecting your own framework onto the adaptation literature?"

We thus decided to try the #AI route...
Specifically we used *topic modeling*

at the crossroads of unsupervised machine learning & natural language processing

It's a text-mining tool that clusters similar words as "topics" based on how frequently words co-occur within each text (here, each adaptation research paper)
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The Tricky Math of COVID-19 Herd Immunity | Quanta Magazine

quantamagazine.org/the-tricky-mat…

#immunity
The implications of silent transmission for the control of COVID-19 outbreaks | PNAS

pnas.org/content/early/…

#control #coronavirus #transmission
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@ClimateBonds today we'll be talking abt #adaptation and #mitigation, both critical issues, says @seankidney making his opening remarks (webcasts and podcasts of previous #EUTaxonomyExplored webinars are available on @ClimateBonds' website)

#EUTaxonomyExplored
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#COVID19: Le @hc_climat publie son #rapport avec 1️⃣8️⃣ recommandations pour soutenir une sortie de crise qui renforcera notre #résilience et nos capacités d’#adaptation face aux risques sanitaires et climatiques.
Une analyse que le gouvernement doit entendre
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La réponse du Gouvernement à la crise du #COVID19 doit soutenir une transition bas-carbone juste❗️
« Ce n’est pas le moment de soutenir l’aviation coûte que coûte »
lemonde.fr/planete/articl…"
Les investissements doivent être orientés vers des solutions favorisant l’efficacité énergétique et une société décarbonée:
➡️ #rénovation énergétique des bâtiments
➡️ Les modes de déplacements doux 🚲🚊🚋 franceinter.fr/environnement/…
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