Tom Downing - SEI

Thomas E Downing was formerly Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute's office in Oxford and Reader in the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford. He has extensive experience in climate change and disasters research and assessment, from the first protocol for climate change adaptation to mainstreaming procedures in the African Development Bank. His passion is working with small, innovative groups to find solutions. "Adaptation is a journey, each step counts." Tom now leads development of a new approach to climate change adaptation, the Global Climate Adaptation Partnership. GCAP offers client-driven consultancy, adaptation knowledge management services and training through the Adaptation Academy. 

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ClimateCost- TPBN 7

Key Messages Extreme outcomes refer to near-catastrophic events and processes that would push the climate system into undesirable states. While highly uncertain, major discontinuities of this...
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Stakeholder network mapping and adaptive capacity

Stakeholder network mapping can be a valuable pre-cursor to utilising frameworks for building adaptive capacity.

Working co-operatively and collaboratively within a network of organisations...

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Adaptation decision explorer

Adaptation decision-making is challenging; it requires not only an understanding of present and future climate hazards but also of the socio-economic contexts in which adaptation will be...

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Methods

Adaptation Decision Making METHODS aims to provide guidance on the best methods for decision screening, exploring many different decision making methods.

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Impacts économiques Burundi

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Source: Prof. Jean Marie Sabushimike

Celle-ci est le website pour le Comité National Consultatif de Burundi pour l'étude financé par DFID sur...

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Economics adaptation Tanzania

The development partners group, with support from UK (DFID) Government, are funding this study on the ‘Economics of Climate Change in the United Republic of Tanzania’. The...

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Transforming Governance

Advancing new insights into good governance for sustainable development in the face of social and ecological change.
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Economics of adaptation

Assessing the costs of adaptation using multiple lines of evidence.
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Adaptation Decision Making

Sharing methods, tools and approaches for adaptation decision-making.
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Innovative ICT's for Communicating Climate Risk

Improving access and creating innovative ways to communicate climate risk.
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