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Safeguarding NDC Implementation: Building resilience into energy systems

This short brief aims to enhance awareness and highlight the importance of integrating weather and climate-related risk into the planning stages of energy infrastructure development.

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What global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for Mali
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Implications of 1.5°C+ for Mali

This infographic illustrates the impacts global warming of 1.5°C, and above, will have on the local climate extremes and the vulnerable sectors of Mali. 

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What global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for Kenya.
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Implications of 1.5°C+ for Kenya

This infographic illustrates the increasing impacts global warming of 1.5°C (and each further 0.5°C interval thereafter) will have on local climate extemes and vulnerable sectors in Kenya.

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implications of 1.5 for namibia
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Implications of 1.5°C+ in Namibia

This infographic illustrates the potential impacts of global warming of 1.5°C and above on the local climate extremes and vulnerable sectors of Namibia. 

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What global warming of 1.5°C and higher means for Botswana
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Implications of 1.5°C+ in Botswana

This infographic provides insight into the impacts 1.5°C and higher of global warming will have on local climate extremes and the vulnerable sectors of Botswana. 

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New ‘search and discovery’ tool for CCA and DRR

The PLACARD Connectivity Hub is a dynamic and interactive online tool for exploring the topic-specific knowledge networks on CCA and DRR, including articles, authors, topics and organisations.

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Linking sectoral adaptation planning processes at national and subnational levels: Lessons from Senegal
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Linking sectoral adaptation planning processes at national and subnational levels: Lessons from Senegal

Senegal’s NAP process has created institutional mechanisms that facilitate strategic linkages between local and national adaptation planning in climate-sensitive sectors.

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Low Carbon Resilience: Best Practices For Professionals

This project focused on the key role professionals play as change agents in climate action, and what is needed for all sectors to advance uptake of low carbon reslience based practices. 

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Women fishing East Timor
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Bringing rights into resilience: revealing complexities of climate risks and social conflict

This paper takes a rights-based approach to understand how cultural, political and social norms and practices influence resilience.

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Water budgeting board in Maharashtra
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When adaptation barriers and enablers intersect

This report highlights findings of the interactions between barriers and enablers in four semi-arid regions, and how these interactions shape the underlying conditions for adaptation action.

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All in the same boat
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Documentary: All in the same boat

This documentary, `All in the same boat´, follows a people-centred approach in communicating flood risk to at-risk communities, as suggested by the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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Gender in India
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The gendered challenges of food security

This article provides key findings from ASSAR study sites in the semi-arid regions of Africa and India, where gender was found to have a large role in how food security is affected.

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BEEP
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Building Energy Efficiency

The Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficiency Project is a bilateral cooperation project aimed at mainstreaming energy-efficient and thermally comfortable building design in India.

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Girls and boys take part in a climate change adaptation project activity in Thailand
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Understanding climate change vulnerability and adaptation among young women and girls

A study of young women and girls' climate change vulnerability, impact and adaptation among ethnic minority communities in Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai, Thailand. 

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Flooding in Ho Chi Minh City
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Maladaptation: An Introduction

This article provides introduces 'maladaptation' as a concept, explains its pertinence and explores examples of how the term has been applied.

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Plugging The Climate Adaptation Gap With High Resilience Benefit Investments
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Resilience Benefit Investments

To demonstrate the value of resilience benefits to various stakeholders S&P Global Ratings considers that it is important to quantify those benefits based on a robust modeling framework.

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 Aerial view of Lumphini Park, Bangkok, Thailand; Photo by Terence Ong, June 2007.
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Engaging the Private Sector in Green Infrastructure

This report from USAID Adaptation Thought Leadership and Assessments project examines the benefits of Green Infrastructure in improving a city's overall resilience to climate variability and change.

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Barangay Anibong in Tacloban (Philippines), hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda on 8 November 2013 - 7-metre high storm surges and wind speeds of 315 km/hour. Photo: Albert Salamanca/SEI
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A typology framework for trade-offs in development and disaster risk reduction:Typhoon Haiyan recovery in Tacloban, Philippines

What are the trade-offs in the pursuit of development and DRR and what is their role in transformation? This article provides a typology of trade-off dimensions applied in a SE Asian case study.

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Linking Mitigation and Adaptation

This is a GIZ discussion paper prepared for UNFCCC COP24 in Katowice, summarising early findings from research on the potential of mitigation–adaptation linkages in long-term climate strategies.

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Adaptation metrics: Perspectives on measuring, aggregating and comparing adaptation results

Climate adaptation initiatives are more important than ever, and globally more and more funds are invested in climate resilience. But how do we measure success? Find out in this UNEP DTU report.

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climate smart agriculture
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Climate-Smart Agriculture Sourcebook and Platform

This Sourcebook provides a wide range of knowledge and expertise to support actors to make the agricultural sectors (crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry) more sustainable and productive.

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Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate
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Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate

This Raising Risk Awareness (RRA) project analyses the role of climate change in affecting the hydrological regimes of Kenya, Ethiopia, India and Bangladesh. 

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assessing european vulnerability to climate change
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Assessing adaptation knowledge in Europe: vulnerability to climate change

This project is a knowledge assessment study designed to synthesise the frameworks, processes and methods being used to assess vulnerability in Europe.

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flooding UK
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Are European decision-makers preparing for high-end climate change?

Are European decision-makers preparing for high-end climate change?​ This paper, delivered by the IMPRESSIONS project, investigates.

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