Drylands are becoming fragile due to global warming. In many regions, droughts are predicted to increase in frequency and gain in intensity. Hence there is an urgency to reinforce the resilience of drylands.
Since March 2022, more than 1.4 billion people in India and Pakistan have been crushed by heat waves which have been particularly intense and above all extremely long.
Atmospheric rivers will become larger and more severe with climate change. The 2021 events in British-Colombia and on Vancouver port can enlighten us on how infrastructure can adapt to new climate risks.
58% of cities are highly exposed to climate risks. Their resilience journey starts with a better understanding of the risks, which informs a cost-efficiency and qualitative prioritization of adaptation measures.
Phenological stages of plants are linked to climate and therefore to agricultural risks. Knowing this relationship can help with future crop protection: installation, practices, alerts and insurance.