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Communities of Practice

weADAPT is about planting the seed and nurturing the growth of a new community of practice: a group of people collecting around a shared concern and interested in how we adapt to climate change,...
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Comic Relief Training of Trainers Nairobi May 2009

Workshop participants and resource people This is a space to share the presentations and resources for a Training of Trainers workshop for East and Southern Africa on Climate Change and Community...
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Colombia NCAP Project

This article summarizes the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistant Programme (NCCSAP) that assessed the vulnerability of the Colombian coastal areas to potential SLR.

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Climate science, projections and interpretation

Climate Projections The Climate Systems Analysis Group at the University of Cape Town are the lead weADAPT organisation working on climate modelling and climate science. CSAG use a process of...
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Climate model uncertainty

Introduction These notes have been collated from presentations given by Bruce Hewitson, Mark Tadross and David Stainforth, some of which can be found at the end of this page, and notes taken at the...
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Climate change modelling and analysis for Mozambique

This article summarises key points from a report by Mark Tadross, of the Climate Systems Analysis Group at the University of Cape Town, titled Climate Change modelling and analysis for Mozambique (...
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Climate Change and Migration

There is a growing recognition that environmental degradation and climate change hold the potential to result in significant population displacement, which the world is presently ill- equipped to...
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Climate change and Agriculture - Practical Action briefing

Agriculture produces the food humans need to live an active and healthy life and provides livelihoods for about half the world’s population. But it also has a troubling relationship to climate change...
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Climate changes in East Africa

Introduction The average global surface temperature has warmed 0.8°C in the past century and 0.6°C in the past three decades (Hansen et al., 2006), in large part because of human activities (IPCC,...
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Climate Change: Humanitarian Consequences

Report The objective was to synthesize the wealth of climate information specifically linked to consequences across the globe that requires the attention of the humanitarian community. E-survey was...
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Climate adaptation in southern Africa: Addressing the needs of vulnerable communities

Southern Africa is faced by a number of weather and climate-related hazards, particularly cyclones, floods and droughts. The impacts and losses caused by these events are high because poverty and...
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Circe foundation paper

Rationale This interactive user guide is being developed to produce CIRCE project deliverable D13.2.1 Foundatation paper on adaptation options and screening. The rationale is that by producing the...
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CIRCE

Climate Change and Impact Research: the Mediterranean Environment (CIRCE) was an Integrated Project, funded under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme from 2007-2011.

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China

Note: This report was produced in Sep 2008 as part of a project to provide background information for Sida country assistance strategies, with the University of Gothenburg. Given the pace of policy...
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Children's learning tool

Developed as part of seminar series at the Pennsylvania State University, two undergraduate students, Andra Barraclough and Nancy Pazmino, created a game, titled Climatching, to help educate rural...
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Changes in Growing Season over Southern Africa

The following is a summarised version of the paper by Tadross, M. et al. Changes in growing-season rainfall characteristics and downscaled scenarios of change over southern Africa: implications for...
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Challenges and opportunities in communicating risk

Learned lessons from developing climate risk communication strategies and implementing them on the ground have helped us to understand better the challenges and opportunities associated with the...
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CBA Photo Library

This is the first of a set of pages to collect together images from CBA work. All of the photos on this page at present are taken from a BCAS annual report on the Local Capacity Building and...
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Capacity Strengthening of Least Developed Countries for Adaptation to Climate Change (CLACC)

CLACC was initiated by IIED in 2004 and supports LDCs to adapt to climate change. Because their degree of vulnerability is high, the programs in LDCs require long-term capacity strengthening within...
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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...
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Cambodia

Introduction This article was created as part of work to support SIDA staff working on climate change in Cambodia. This work was carried out with Sida's Environmental Economics Helpdesk and as well...
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California Climate Data Guidance

Animating climate impacts Below is guidance on how to use the California climate data layer for Google Earth. Clicking on any grid-center, dynamically generates time series graphs of 6 climate...
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Burkina Faso

Note: This report was produced in Feb 2009 as part of work to support Sida Environment and Climate strategies for different countries. Map Current Climate and hazards Climatic zones in Burkina Faso...
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Bridging methods

These are methods that move from the realm of exploratory, somewhat open-ended and unstructured data collection phases, used with stakeholders during fieldwork to the more formal representation of...
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