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Climate Risk: Getting to Action-Professionals' Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges
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Professionals' Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

This report summarizes key examples of climate change challenges and solutions for selected professions synthesized from discussions conducted with professionals from various sectors.

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Communicating climate change for adaptation

Communicating climate change to communities in semi-arid regions remains a difficult task.

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CC&E Nexus Brief: The El Niño Phenomenon and Related Impacts 

This brief focuses on El Niño–Southern Oscillation phenomenon and the 2015/2016 El Niño event in particular, the environmental and societal impacts and effects of which will extend well into 2017.

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Climate, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction Integration Guidance

CEDRIG is a practical and user friendly tool developed to systematically integrate climate, environment and disaster risk reduction into development and humanitarian aid.

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What makes a good climate service?

From texts about pests to climate podcasts for women farmers, this article provides the lessons learnt, useful examples and insights from panellists at a COP22 event co-hosted by SEI.

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RAMSES adaptation in cities project

The RAMSES project is delivering quantified evidence of the impacts of climate change and the costs and benefits of a wide range of adaptation measures, focusing on cities.

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Arctic Resilience Report 2016

This report is the culmination of a 5-year effort to better understand Arctic change, including critical tipping points, factors that support resilience and choices that strengthen adaptive capacity

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Mangrove Restoration: 'To plant or not to plant?'

The majority of mangrove planting efforts are failing. A more effective approach is natural mangrove rehabilitation. This leaflet explores the question ‘To plant or not to plant?’

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Addressing Indigenous Peoples’ Marginalisation at International Climate Negotiations

A newly released working paper identifies significant marginalisation of Indigenous Peoples at UNFCCC meetings. It proposes actions to enable equitable solutions.

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    An International EbA Community of Practice

    The International EbA Community of Practice aims at knowledge and experience sharing and mutual learning beyond projects, institutions and regional boundaries.

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    Resilience Scan: April-June 2016

    This scan summarises writing and debates in the field of resilience during the second quarter of 2016, focusing primarily on the context of developing countries.

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    Domestic public finance for implementation of NAPs

    This policy brief introduces the topic of using domestic public finance for the implementation of National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes. 

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    The ASSAR Spotlight on Learning - November 2016 edition

    The ASSAR project is now halfway through its duration. To mark this occasion, we share a range of ASSAR voices to reflect on our learning to date.

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    Vertical Integration in National Adaptation Plan Processes

    This guidance note aims to strengthen vertical integration in NAP processes, presenting a flexible approach to link national and sub-national adaptation planning, implementation and M&E.

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    Adaptation Good Practice Checklist

    The AGP checklist defines a range of activity areas needed for adaptation to climate change, supporting design, decisions, capacity building, implementation and monitoring

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    Transnational climate change impacts: An entry point to enhanced global cooperation on adaptation?

    This brief explains how SEI developed indicators of transnational climate change impacts and discusses some of the implications for national adaptation planning and global cooperation on adaptation.

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    The MOJO VELO Project

    This project aims to challenge negative perceptions of Africa through producing documentary shorts that showcase ordinary people doing extraordinary things for their community and the planet.

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    Food in an uncertain future

    This report sets out the risks to food security in the Middle East and North Africa from climate change, and how these vulnerabilities interact with other key trends and sources of risk.

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    The SEI Initiative on Climate Services

    This initiative aims to develop new approaches for the improved design, use and interpretation of climate services. This page describes the initiative and how to get involved.

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    Webinar: Adaptation Pathways

    ASSAR, in collaboration with CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation), organised a webinar on Adaptation Pathways on Friday 14 October 2016, available online here.

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    Climate information and services in BRACED countries

    This paper summarises and assesses existing weather and climate information for BRACED programme countries, including existing climate services and problems in the use of the available information.

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    The changing role of NGOs in supporting climate services

    This report examines the evolving role of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the production, communication and uptake of climate information.

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    Understanding Demand and Supply of Climate Change Knowledge: Nepal

    This study explores ways in which climate change knowledge management in Nepal can be strengthened at the local to national level.

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    How is climate change affecting Bangalore?

    Drawing on information gathered during the RDS our India team explores the effects of climate change on Bangalore in this exciting video.

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    View climate adaptation projects plotted on a global map, browsable by theme or network. Find out who is doing what, and where, alongside climate station data.

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