Articles

Displaying 1465 - 1488 of 1623 results
Article

Climate and Migration

Climate impacts upon migration processes in complex ways and it has proven problematic to isolate one particular climate stressor as the cause of migration. Moreover, migration is a traditional...
Read Article
Article

Cambodian National Climate Change Forum

FIRST CAMBODIA NATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE FORUM (NCCF) 19-21 OCTOBER, PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA This is a report of the forum by Chanthy Sam, SEI - Asia Email The National Climate Change Forum was organized...
Read Article
4f367fb96d370lake-titicaca-15 - climate adaptation.
Article

Bolivia NCAP Project

Lake Titicaca, Bolivia Climatic hazards in Bolivia have become an additional challenge to achieving poverty reduction objectives. The costs of the ‘El Niño event in 1997/98 represented about 6% of...
Read Article
502a2086723e1alccar-unedited-photo - climate adaptation.
Article

Anticipatory Learning for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience

Learning to graph climate data from local monitoring (Funding: National Science Foundation - Decision-Making, Risk, and Uncertainty, #0826941) We hypothesize that cyclical (loop) learning strengthens...
Read Article
Article

Annexes to Latin America Regional Climate Screening

Annex 1: Intensification of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) One of the climatic events that may become more frequent and intense due to climate change is El Niño. Over the last 3 decades the...
Read Article
4e7605a4d398csekhukhune - climate adaptation.
Article

Adapting to multiple stresses in Sekhukhune, South Africa

Feeling Stressed: Integrating Climate Adaptation with Other Priorities in South Africa, Gina Ziervogel and Anna Taylor This is an extract from an article which appeared in the journal Environment...
Read Article
Article

Adaptation wheel

Adaptation as a social process: spinning wheels? A conceptual model of the socio-institutional interactions that produce climate adaptation would have numerous linkages connecting actors and...
Read Article
Article

Actor-network mapping

Representing vulnerability as the relationships between human, institutional and geophysical actors draws upon Actor Network Theory in political ecology (Callon 1999). The various actors (human,...
Read Article
Article

ACCCA experiences: implications of risk communication strategies for adaptation decisions

The risk communication strategies implemented in the ACCCA project produced rewarding effects on several levels in that community concerns were given voice through multi-stakeholder dialogues with...
Read Article
Article

ACCCA experiences: examples of risk communication strategies

The following are examples of strategies that pilot actions in the ACCCA project used to communicate risk to local communities and/or policy-makers. Mali Climate Change Adaptation from the Bottom Up...
Read Article
Article

Vietnam NCAP Project

Climate Change Impacts in Huong River Basin and Adaptation in its Coastal District Phu Vang, Thua Thien Hue province Introduction Located in southeast Asia, with a tropical monsoon climate and a...
Read Article
holder
Article

Short course training: Basic concepts of adaptation, robust decision making and adaptation landscapes

This session focused on exploring the concepts of uncertainty and robustness as a basis for adaptive planning for climate adaptation.

Read Article
4f9184bd61771step1-actors - climate adaptation.
Article

Knowledge mapping exercise

Module on network mapping For this knowledge mapping exercise using the NetMap methodology, workshop participants should be split into groups according to the scale at which they work, the type of...
Read Article
Article

World Bank Climate Investment Funds

The World Bank announced the approval of 2 large Climate Investment funds in July 2008, the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF), which are to serve largely to aid...
Read Article
adaptation layer 1 - climate adaptation.
Article

What weADAPT Offers

What weADAPT offers to Policy Makers, Project Officers and Researchers.

Read Article
Article

Videos

Videos are a great way of communicating, here are some videos from our work, and good videos from other organisations such as IIED. If you'd like to link to any of your videos please feel free to add...
Read Article
4e8c7784632b24e760c528b0ddw510 - climate adaptation.
Article

Using Integrated Soil Fertility Techniques in Semi-Arid Areas

Moisture stress affects over two thirds of all soils in semi arid areas while soil fertility degradation has been described as the second most important constraint to food security in Africa. Despite...
Read Article
Article

Climate Overview: Turkey

Map of Turkey: Source CIA Factbook This climate analysis was produced in 2009 as a contribution to an Environment and Climate Change Policy Brief prepared for the Swedish Development Agency (SIDA) by...
Read Article
cip 0 - climate adaptation.
Article

The Climate Change Explorer Tool

This article provides a background to the Climate Information Platform, which replaces the Climate Change Explorer (CCE).

Read Article
5093de6004476tiempo-front-cover - climate adaptation.
Article

Technology for adaptation

Introduction The process of adaptation (to climate variability and change) involves a change in behaviour and consequently a shift in activities as a result of changing (environmental) conditions. To...
Read Article
Article

Technology and Adaptation

Briefing Paper: Technology for adapting to climate change Climate change is currently threatening the livelihoods of millions of people who are already poor and vulnerable, by altering the natural...
Read Article
Article

Step 4: Analyzing the Impacts of Climate Change

Climate related stresses can cause major adverse impacts on several sectors, including food production and agriculture, human health, and water availability, quality and accessibility, among others...
Read Article
Article

Step 2: Assessing Conditions and Trends

Guiding question: What are the major climate variables of concern currently? How do there vary spatially? In a national study, highlighting the location of specific hotspots in the country where...
Read Article
Article

Short course training: Update on the Adaptation negotiations (Expert Guest)

Expert guest Saleem Huq (IIED) joined the training and gave a short update on the state of climate adaptation negotiations that were taking place within the UNFCCC framework in Bangkok at the same...
Read Article

Pages