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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Principles for Indicator Development, Selection, and Use in Climate Change Adaptation Monitoring and Evaluation

The study looks at M&E for CCA in a broader context to see what the key challenges are, how M&E is being applied in the adaptation field and finally at the evaluation-policy interface.

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A Range of Approaches to Address Loss and Damage from Climate Change Impacts in Bangladesh

The report provides policymakers and other decision makers in Bangladesh with information that will help them make decisions and implement approaches to address – and reduce – loss and damage. 

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Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report

This article presents the key findings contained in the Synthesis Report of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report.

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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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