Take aways from our February Community Building Webinar

The February 22, 2022 MultiSector Dynamics Vision Report and Community Building Webinar followed the MSD CoP’s January release of the Vision Report. The two hour webinar was split approximately evenly between presentations and interactive discussions with attendees. The presentations provide a brief summary of the vision report as well as…

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Collaborative management of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam increases economic benefits and resilience

Mohammed Basheer, Victor Nechifor, Alvaro Calzadilla, Khalid Siddig, Mikiyas Etichia, Dale Whittington, David Hulme & Julien J. Harou  DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-25877-w Abstract: The landscape of water infrastructure in the Nile Basin is changing with the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Although this dam could improve electricity supply in Ethiopia…

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A review of systems modelling for local sustainability

Enayat A Moallemi, Edoardo Bertone, Sibel Eker, Lei Gao, Katrina Szetey, Nick Taylor and Brett Anthony Bryan DOI: /10.1088/1748-9326/ac2f62 Abstract: The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) represent a holistic and ambitious agenda for transforming the world towards societal well-being, economic prosperity, and environmental protection. Achieving the SDGs is, however, challenged…

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Researcher Highlight: Jordan Kern

Originally published in our October 2021 newsletter (Issue 10)   Jordan’s group is making progress on a key MSD challenge, using higher spatio-temporal and sectoral resolutions to consider how conditions, processes, and dynamics at local scales influence the interactions and failure modes of systems and sectors at higher levels of…

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Extreme sea levels at different global warming levels

Claudia Tebaldi, Roshanka Ranasinghe, Michalis Vousdoukas, D. J. Rasmussen, Ben Vega-Westhoff, Ebru Kirezci, Robert E. Kopp, Ryan Sriver & Lorenzo Mentaschi DOI: 10.1038/s41558-021-01127-1 Abstract: The Paris agreement focused global climate mitigation policy on limiting global warming to 1.5 or 2 °C above pre-industrial levels. Consequently, projections of hazards and risk are…

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