Ruth Butterfield

I am the director of the Stockholm Environment Insititue Oxford Centre. I am interested in how both physical and social systems cope with multiple challenges including climate and climate change. My areas of interest are climate change, agriculture, forestry, social and physical vulnerability, social learning and adaptation decision making.

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Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report

This report is part of the larger, Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) published by the IPCC. If you wish to read more about AR5 or see the other reports featured on weADAPT, please click here...

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Mung beans, cacao and climate: What do they have in common?

SEI Oxford and SEI Asia have been managing a Sida programme support project in South East Asia focused on strengthening climate adaptation planning for small island communities.

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The Gaurnaut review 2011

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Background

The Garnaut Climate Change Review was commissioned by the Commonwealth, state and territory governments in 2007 to conduct an...

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Assessing current social vulnerability to climate change

Executive summary

This paper describes a participatory methodology used to assess the current vulnerability of local communities in the Congo Basin. Vulnerability has been studied...

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Afghanistan Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

Introduction

In the capital of Afghanistan there is a saying: May Kabul be without gold rather than without snow. For most of the country’s people the land, its biological resources and...

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The Adaptation without Borders Index of exposure

Applying a new conceptual framework, SEI has developed the Adaptation without Borders Index of Exposure (or AwB Index, for short).

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Ruth is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Adaptation planning

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.
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Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

Training modules on climate analysis, vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.
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weADAPT Guidance

This space is dedicated to collect guidance material around how weADAPT works, how you, as a user or member can benefit from it, how to add content and much more.
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Global Initiative on Community Based Adaptation (GICBA)

Collective learning on Community Based Adaptation
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Climate Services

This theme covers information and research for understanding and using climate data, communicating climate change and providing effective climate services.
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Adaptation Knowledge Platform for Asia

Strengthening linkages between adaptation and the sustainable development agenda whilst enhancing institutional and research capacity.
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