Climate Systems Analysis Group

CSAG is the climatology research group hosted in the ENGEO department at the University of Cape Town. CSAG is a dynamic group of multi-disciplinary scientists with research projects linked to all aspects of the climate system.

Residents of Cape Town queue for water during the drought. Photo: fivepointsix / Getty Images.

Three ways for cities to adapt to climate change

Drawing on experiences in drought-stricken Cape Town and research into adaptation, decision-making and governance, this blog offers three lessons for cities seeking to adapt to climate change.

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Flooding in Accra, Ghana, June 2015. Photo courtesy of pulse.com.gh

FRACTAL learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 6

Summary of FRACTAL learning theme on Adaptation Inspiration.

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Source to Sea project Cape Town. Photo from Source to Sea website.

FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 1

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Introduction to the first theme of the FRACTAL WhatsApp Learning platform - focused on adaptation action in four African cities.

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Climate Change and Health in Mozambique

Assess the impacts of climate change on malaria and diarrheal disease in Mozambique. 

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The utility of weather and climate information for adaptation decision-making

This paper outlines currently available climate information and presents examples from Africa and India to highlight successes and barriers to the use and uptake of information in decision making.

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CONSIDERATIONS FOR TAKING RESILIENCE FORWARD AT THE CITY SCALE

Building Resilience in African Cities

This Thinkpiece is based on reflections from a group of FRACTAL project members around what the term resilience really means, particularly within the context of African cities.

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Capacity Development

To improve the capacity of research and training institutions in developing countries to support climate change adaptation and mitigation action.

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Vulnerability

Guidelines and tools for assessing the social and biophysical vulnerability to climate change.

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Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

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

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