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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...
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Training of Trainers Workshop on Climate Change Science - Summary of Proceedings

Session 1: Setting the Stage and Exploration This is a workshop report from Training of Trainers workshop on Climate Analysis held in April 2008 to support the technical assistance teams to the ACCCA...
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The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

The Economic Costs of Climate Change in Africa

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The Climate Change Explorer Tool

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

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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...
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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...
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Suriname NCAP Project

Coastal erosion in Suriname The Republic of Suriname, situated on the northeast coast of South America, occupies 163,265km² of which about 90% is covered with rainforest. It has a population of...
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Step 5: Understanding trends

A first step in assessing these potential impacts is to highlight or estimate the major current and expected trends (direction, magnitude, and extent) of climate-related hazards. The purpose of...
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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...
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Step 3: Identifying Hazards

Spatial Dynamics Developing a seasonal calendar in Mali Further details of the climatic hazards should be investigated to include: A narrative that describes the effects of the hazard. This can help...
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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...
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Step 1: Identify Climate Vulnerability Exposure

Guiding question: Who is vulnerable? What are the present and future stresses and threats? Vulnerability is the foundation of the analysis of adaptive strategies and measures. The depth of...
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Summary methods to identifying climate vulnerability and exposure

I: Focus on key hazards or opportunities through a livelihood-exposure sensitivity matrix A livelihood sensitivity matrix provides a starting point for determining which livelihoods are most...
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Social protection

Climate Change and Social Protection Briefing Note April 2008: Gina Ziervogel, Anna Taylor and Ruth Butterfield Overview The current focus on social protection programmes has emerged partly because...
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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...
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Short course training: Robust decision making and uncertainty

A short course training module on robust decision making and uncertainty.

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Short course training: Introduction to the Climate Change Explorer

Note: The Climate Change Explorer has now been superceded by the CSAG Climate Information Portal (CIP). The principles are the same and CIP builds on extensive user feedback from use of the Climate...
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Short course training: Interpretation of CCE outputs

Note: The Climate Change Explorer has now been superceded by the CSAG Climate Information Portal (CIP). The principles are the same and CIP builds on extensive user feedback from use of the Climate...
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Short course training: Identification of key questions for the CCE based on V-E exercise

Note: The Climate Change Explorer (CCE) has now been superceded by the CSAG Climate Information Portal (CIP). The principles are the same and CIP builds on extensive user feedback from use of the...
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Short course training: Debate: Adaptation and development

This session explored the links and differences between adaptation and development. While there are people that think that adaptation is not fundamentally different from development, there are people...
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Short course training: Climate risk communication exercise

Introduction to the exercise Dissemination of information on climate change and potential extreme events helps creating awareness, preparing measures and building capacity to save lives and valuables...
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Short course training: Climate Change, models and uncertainty

Short course training: Climate Change, models and uncertainty

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Short course on adaptation

This course was conducted as part of the inception phase of the Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia. 

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Senegal NCAP Project

Senegal NCAP Project: Adaptation in the Tourism and Transport sectors

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