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Emerging solutions to drive private investment in climate resilience

This paper provides insights from 7 Development Finance Institutions' (DFIs) experiences in driving private investment in climate resilience and suggests strategies that could scale up efforts.

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Climate Change Impacts on Livestock

A new working paper by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) summarizes what we know around climate impacts on livestock systems in Africa.

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Extension Agents' Awareness of Climate Change in Ethiopia

This articles describes the research attempts to provide a specific insight on the current level of awareness and understanding of EAs regarding climate change.

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Mitigation And Adaptation In The UNFCCC Debates

An analysis of the UNFCCC’s discussions provided by the Earth Negotiations Bulletin Introduction Climate Change Adaptation appears to occupy the center of the climate negotiations. There are claims...
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Business strategies on Adaptation to Climate Change

Figure from report: Framework - A Path to Elaborate Business Agendas for Adaption to Climate Change Introduction The Business for Climate Platform (EPC) is one of GVces’ projects on Climate Change...
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Identifying Salient Drivers of Livelihood Decision-Making in the Forest Communities of Cameroon

Abstract This paper describes a participatory and collaborative process for formalising qualitative data, using research from southeast Cameroon, how these results can provide input to an social...
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US telecoms sector is vulnerable to climate change finds study

An increasing trend towards consolidation and sharing of infrastructure in the US telecommunications sector is increasing vulnerability to climate risks, according to a new report funded by the US...
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How can irrigated agriculture adapt to climate change

Abstract Climate change is already affecting many natural systems and human environments worldwide, like the semiarid Guadiana Basin in Spain. This paper illustrates a systematic analysis of climate...
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City-scale decisions

Abstract How do cities take effective decisions in the management of climate change impacts and in organising their functions, communities and economies so as to reduce emissions? This is not a...
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Gender and Inclusion Toolbox

Rural women head one out of five farms across the developing world, but produce less than their male counterparts because of the persistent inequalities that frame their experiences.

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Understanding the decision making context

This presentation summarizes the survey and interview responses on decision-making and decision-support tools (DSTs) for health and environmental change in the context of the Healthy Futures project

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What are the best climate adaptation options for mixed crop and livestock farmers?

This weADAPT article is a cross-post from the CCAFS blog which you can access here . A newly released article by Philip Thornton and Mario Herrero (April, 2014) presents a way to analyse trade-offs...
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Adaptation to Climate Change Team

The Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) brings leading experts from around the world together with industry, community, and government decision-makers to explore the risks posed by top-of-mind...
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New approaches to promoting flexible and forward looking decision making

Drawing on insights from complexity science, this paper describes what processes are needed to promote Flexible and Forward-looking Decision Making (FFDM).

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Climate change a critical issue for business according to major European companies

Climate change will affect European businesses in critical ways, making adaptation efforts instrumental for their prosperity. According to the CDP snapshot report “Climate Change Resilience in Europe...
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Mediation Technical Briefing Notes

The Methodology for Effective Decision-making on Impacts and Adaptation (MEDIATION) project produced a series of technical policy briefing notes on decision support methods for appraising adaptation...
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Deep uncertainty over long-term climate in infrastructure projects

Abstract Climate change brings new challenges for traditional environmental risk management, particularly for major infrastructure projects, where the decisions made today can have long-term...
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Adaptation planning approaches

Adapt or perish: A review of planning approaches for adaptation under deep uncertainty

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MEDIATION Adaptation Turning Points

Key Messages Concerned decision makers increasingly ask whether current management is able to cope with climate change or whether alternative strategies are needed. They urgently demand tools to...
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MEDIATION Analytic Hierarchy Process

Key Messages There is increasing interest in the appraisal of options, as adaptation moves from theory to practice. In response, a number of existing and new decision support tools are being...
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MEDIATION Choosing Salient Approaches and Methods for Adaptation

This policy brief sets out a summary of guidance for choosing the salient methods and approaches for adaptation.

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MEDIATION Multi Criteria Analysis

Key Messages There is increasing interest in the appraisal of options, as adaptation moves from theory to practice. In response, a number of existing and new decision support tools are being...
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MEDIATION Portfolio Analysis

Key Messages There is increasing interest in the appraisal of options, as adaptation moves from theory to practice. In response, a number of existing and new decision support tools are being...
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MEDIATION Real Options Analysis

Key Messages There is increasing interest in the appraisal of options, as adaptation moves from theory to practice. In response, a number of existing and new decision support tools are being...
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