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.

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Vulnerability

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

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Learning from climate change perceptions in southern African cities

This study provides commentary about climate change risk perceptions in an urban southern African context.  

 

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Step-by-step guide: Using climate information to support adaptation planning and policy-making

Guidance on how to quickly and easily access climate data for many locations across Africa, using an interactive map.

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Images of climate problems and solutions in Africa.

FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 1-6 Summary

This is a summary article signposting the FRACTAL Learning modules 1-6 on inspirational adaptation cases in Africa.

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Transformative adaptation in cities

A review of academic and grey literature addressing transformative adaptation, with a focus on cities, including two case studies, Durban in South Africa and Harare in Zimbabwe.

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FRACTAL

Co-exploratory climate risk workshops

The paper describes a place-based co-exploratory analysis of climate risks.

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Towards developing a common language for climate change in the City of Cape Town

This research aimed to better understand and circumvent language discrepancies at a city scale. It provides a toolkit to better understand and overcome terminology barriers.

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