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Adaptive planning flow diagram indicating the iterative nature of the process
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Managing uncertainty under multiple drivers and disruptors

This Multi-Objective Adaptive Planning Framework incorporates responsive and adaptive planning techniques to manage the variety of future uncertainties, while meeting multiple objectives.

 

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1.5 warmer world policy guide
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A 1.5°C warmer world: A guide for policy-makers and practitioners

This BRACED guide aims to make the findings of the IPCC Special Report on the ‘impacts of global warming of 1.5°C global greenhouse gas emission pathways' more accessible.

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Life histories
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Understanding vulnerabilities through life histories

This article demonstrates how life histories can provide a dynamic and robust methodology to understanding household responses to risks and livelihood vulnerabilities in semi-arid India.

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Landscape india
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hotspots for change in semi-arid India

This paper used satellite images and data to identify areas in semi-arid India that have experienced land use and land cover changes over the last 3 decades and explores their potential drivers

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Farm in Namibia
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Religion and Tradition in Adaptation

Religion and tradition can act as barriers to the effective behavioural change needed for adaptation. However these can also be used to leverage local practices for better uptake of adaptation.

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Manual laborers in Maharashtra
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Heat stress in Maharashtra, India

This policy brief examines the vulnerability of communities living in semi-arid Maharashtra to be negatively affected by heat-related stress and the increasing health implications thereof. 

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

This infographic illustrates the impacts of different levels of global warming for the local climate extremes and the vulnerable sectors of Ghana. 

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

This infographic illustrates the impacts of different levels of global warming on the local climate extremes and the vulnerable sectors of Ethiopia.

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hydro dam
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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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Placard video screenshot
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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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Windhoek by erdbeernaut
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Embracing the uncomfortable silences in climate information exchange

This article shares experience from a workshop in Windhoek, Namibia, where climate and social science researchers sat down with city managers and technicians to discuss climate information needs.

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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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professionals
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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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Bangladesh river erosion affects livelihoods
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What is equitable resilience?

This paper reveals four themes essential in understanding equitable resilience in practice: subjectivities, inclusion, cross-scale interactions, and transformation.

 

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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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