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MEDIATION Social Network Analysis

This article, which is part of a series of MEDIATION outputs, provides a review of Social Network Analysis and associated tools for supporting adaptation decision-making.

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MEDIATION Robust Decision Making

This Policy Brief (Note 3) provides a summary of robust decision making, including a synthesis of the approach, its strengths and weaknesses, how it considers uncertainty, and case study examples.

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MEDIATION Cost Effectiveness Analysis

This MEDIATION note reviews Cost Effectiveness Analysis (CEA) as a decision-support tool.

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MEDIATION Method Overview

This review has covered a range of traditional and new decision support methods. It has analysed the strengths and weakness of these approaches and their relevance for adaptation.

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PROVIA Guidance on Assessing Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change

This guidance provides clear technical guidance on climate change vulnerability, impacts and adaptation at the local, national and international levels, in both developed and developing countries.

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DSTs for health

This article was originally written for the HEALTHY FUTURES Newsletter no.4 (Summer 2013) and has been adapted for this website article. A major outcome of the HEALTHY FUTURES project will be the...
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Healthy Futures

What is HEALTHY FUTURES about? HEALTHY FUTURES is an international collaborative research project that aims to reduce the future burden of three water-related vector-borne diseases (VBDs) -malaria,...
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Overcoming the Barriers

Executive Summary Climate change is a huge threat to all aspects of human development and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals for poverty reduction. Until recently, donor agencies,...
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Review of climate change adaptation tools and methods

Summary Climate change is an unavoidable challenge that society will have to deal with over coming decades. For developing countries, the task is particularly daunting. The process of adapting to new...
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Overcoming social barriers to climate change adaptation

This Background Note explores the influence of social barriers to adaptation to climate change, using insights drawn from field work in rural subsistence communities in western Nepal, and findings...
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Business Adaptation to Climate Change

This executive report is a short summary of the Network for Business Sustainability's systematic review on adaptation to climate change. This document summarises the key findings of the systematic...
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System dynamics

Introduction System dynamics was developed for the purpose of characterizing complex, non-linear systems through capturing interrelations, feedback loops and delays (Langsdale et al, 2007). System...
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Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping

Outline of the approach Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping (FCM) is a research method suitable for getting an insight into stakeholders' perceptions towards some issue or problem. The objective is elicitation...
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Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit

Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit and User Guide: a comprehensive guide to planning for climate change adaptation in three steps

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Local climate change adaptation planning

Introduction The earth’s climate is continuously changing but accelerated rates of climate change over the last century are of significant concern. Increases in average temperatures have been seen...
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Exploring the adaptive capacity of emergency management using agent based modelling

Abstract Climate change is an area full of uncertainties, and yet sectors such as Emergency Management and many others need to develop plans and policy responses regarding adaptation to these...
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WD-NACE Scenarios Kenya

Introduction The Whole Decision Network Analysis for Coastal Ecosystems (WD-NACE) project involved partners from the United Kingdom, Bangladesh and Kenya. It builds upon existing knowledge in those...
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CIRCLE 2- Adaptation Inspiration Book

For the first time a large survey has been done to collect measures that have been taken to adapt to climate change in Europe. This study which focused on implemented measures only use the criteria:...
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Leading adaptation practices and support strategies for Australia

Abstract Australia’s adaptation effort is at a watershed. On the one hand, recent growth in experience and research is supporting progress by early adopters, especially those who have benefited from...
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Coastal Hazard Wheel

A new coastal adaptation language to boost climate action at local, regional and national level.

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ATK Adaptation Screening

Adaptation Screening

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ATK Participatory Scenario building

The following description of this tool and details on how and why it is was applied exists as part of the 'Adaptation Toolkit' that was created collaboratively by SEI and ENDA. Brief Description This...
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ATK Assessing Climate Change Perceptions

This activity assesses communities’ perceptions of climate change and identifies the influential factors as well as its related current and future consequences.

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ATK Current vulnerability Mapping

This analysis focuses on current vulnerability and serves as a basis to explore future scenarios of vulnerability.

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