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. 

CAVES

CAVES (Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale)

The purpose of the CAVES project is to couple policy concerns for complex human-environmental systems with linked physical,...

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Global Climate Change Adaptation Network

An outline of the network is given below, and the full discussion paper can be downloaded.

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Adaptation wheel

Adaptation as a social process: spinning wheels?

A conceptual model of the socio-institutional interactions that produce climate adaptation would have numerous linkages connecting actors...

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Frontline Knowledge Explorer

The Frontline Knowledge Explorer was an experiment in collaborative knowledge generation which SEI and Oxfam carried out in 2009. 

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Adaptation Targets

Adaptation Targets

Adaptation Targets

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XLRM Conceptual Diagram (Lempert et. al., 2003)

XLRM framework

RAND corporation has been developing a tool to carry out robust decision making as an example of computational multi-scenario simulation.

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