All articles for the topic: adaptation decision support tools

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Ecosystem-based Adaption Tools Navigator

UNEP-WCMC, IIED, IUCN and GIZ unveil a Navigator that catalogues ecosystem-based adaptation tools for planning and decision-making.

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Guidebook: Mobilising private sector finance for climate change adaptation

The key objective of the guidebook is to facilitate preparation of adaptation project proposals and to provide guidance on alternate funding options, focusing on the private sector. 

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The Green Book: Adapting South African settlements to climate change

The Green Book is an online planning support tool that provides quantitative evidence on the likely impacts that climate change and urbanisation will have on South Africa’s cities and towns.

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The Tandem framework

The Tandem framework provides a holistic approach for the co-design of climate services. The seven-step approach is designed to help scientists, intermediaries and decision-makers collaborate.

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Managing uncertainty under multiple drivers and disruptors

This Multi-Objective Adaptive Planning Framework incorporates responsive and adaptive planning techniques to manage the variety of future uncertainties, while meeting multiple objectives.

 

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Alliance for Global Water Adaptation

Founded in 2010, the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) is an informal network for water resources adaptation to climate change, focused on supporting experts, decision makers, and institu

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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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ALivE Planning Tool

ALivE is a computer-based tool designed to support its users in organising and analysing information to plan effective Ecosystem-based Adaptation options within a broader planning process.

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Tandem: online guidance for climate services

The Tandem online guidance supports information providers, intermediaries and users to collectively co-design climate services for policy and practice.

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UK flood research resource

This resource is designed to support business, and those working with business, to identify research to support their projects and decision-making in preparing for and responding to flood events.

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Why climate change adaptation support tools have difficulties reaching local policy‐makers

This paper analyses how relevant regional and local policy makers find adaptation support tools the “Adaptation Wizard” and “Klimalotse”, and illustrates the necessity for a needs-based approach.

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Valuing the Benefits, Costs and Impacts of EbA Measures

This sourcebook assists in building awareness, knowledge and capacity about why, how and in which contexts EbA valuation can be used to inform, guide and influence adaptation decision-making.

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Future Climate Projections for Malawi

This brief provides an overview of future climate change in Malawi, using results from the latest available climate model simulations based on 34 global climate models (CMIP-5) used by the IPCC.

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Future Climate Projections for Tanzania

This brief provides an overview of future climate change in Tanzania, using results from the latest available climate model simulations based on 34 global climate models (CMIP-5) used by the IPCC.

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VRC Case Study

This chapter summarizes the structure and utility of Vulnerability Reduction Credits and shows how VRCs are created and integrated into adaptations to heterogeneous climate risks. 

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Knowledge Brokers are Key to Climate Services

Read about this potent tool to help knowledge brokers in water management to work with stakeholders to co-create solutions to water challenges.

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Long-term coastal adaptation in Australia

This article presents key findings from two recent studies that guide local governments towards flexible and robust coastal adaptation planning that addresses both social and physical impacts.

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 A Framework for Gender-Responsive National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Processes

A Framework for Gender-Responsive NAP Processes

Gender equality is a key area of intersection across both the SDGs and the Paris Agreement. This brief discusses gender equality in the context of the formulation and implementation of NAPs.

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Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience – A Training Manual

Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience – A Training Manual

This manual is part of the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Urban Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (UCCAR) training course and incorporates case studies, tools, methodologies, and guidelines.

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Analyzing the Economic Costs and Benefits of CCA Options

Analyzing the Economic Costs and Benefits of CCA Options

The publication presents the methodology used in the Pacific Cost-Benefit Analysis Initiative (P-CBA) training workshops, accompanied by examples from the trainings of how the methodology was used.

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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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Tailoring climate information to meet adaptation decision-making needs

This article presents results from the first research phase of SEI’s HazardSupport project, which aims to help address climate change impacts relevant in Sweden today and in the future.

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Coastal Hazard Wheel Platform

The Coastal Hazard Wheel platform is the hub for all activities related to the Coastal Hazard Wheel system.

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Emerging Evidence on Climate Change and Health in Africa

This report presents evidence on the effects of climate change on the health sector in Africa, including threats to health and development investments, and opportunities to achieve health targets.

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