All articles for the topic: Adaptation to global warming

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The Transnational Climate Impacts Index: Methodology Report

This paper introduces a new framework for examining climate change impacts and adaptation needs from an international perspective.

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Plan de Adaptación al Cambio Climático del Parque Nacional Sajama

El proyecto propuso analizar los niveles de vulnerabilidad de la población al cambio climático en dos lugares afectados por el deshielo de glaciares en el Andes.

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Climate change and flood risk – Challenges for Jamaican communities

This case study describes the potential medium- and long-term impacts of climate variability and change on flood risk for selected study areas in Jamaica.

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Opportunities for climate compatible coastal tourism – Lessons from Belize

In Belize, growth in the tourism sector is often accompanied by habitat degradation that directly threatens the resources upon which the industry depends.

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UK business opportunities in a changing climate

Climate change is presenting UK businesses with opportunities as well as risks, according to this report commissioned by the Environment Agency and produced by Acclimatise.

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Inaction on climate change will cost Uganda 20 times more than adaptation

A new report finds that adaptation to climate change today is well worth the investment. The costs of inaction on climate change by 2025 are 20 times the costs of adaptation.

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Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Initiatives for Agriculture (East Africa)

Climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives for agriculture in East Africa, CCAFS working paper N. 60, CGIAR research program on climate change, agriculture and food security (CCAFS)

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Estimating Mobilized Private Finance for Adaptation

The study develops, tests and evaluates methodologies for estimating private finance mobilized in developing countries by developed countries’ public finance interventions.

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Impacts of climate change on poverty and potential from climate-informed development

The impacts of climate change on poverty depend on the scale of climate change, but also on demographic and socioeconomic trends.

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Climate Finance Thematic Briefing: Adaptation Finance

This briefing provides an overview of finance flows and major funds supporting adaptation in 2015 and the geographical distribution of these funds.

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Developing Graduate Courses in Climate Change Adaptation

This poster is one of the posters featured at the CBA9 conference 2015. For more information about CBA9, visit: www.cba9.org.

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Cocoa farmers plan for climate change

Through providing basic climate information and training, cocoa farmers in Central America are now better prepared for climate change. 

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Barriers for long-term climate information use in decision-making

Recent paper by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) identifies barriers and enablers to use longer term climate information in development plans.

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Everyday Disasters and Everyday Heroes

Read here about Frontline: A programme that uniquely finds out from local people what threats they face.

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Adaptation in the Congo Basin

This report presents the progress of projects and initiatives that promote adaptation and REDD+ in the Congo Basin region and analyses opportunities for synergies or trade-offs between the two strategies. 

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Capacity-building on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation for District and National Environmental Officers of Bhutan

Read about when SEI conducted a customised 5-day interactive workshop on climate change adaptation and mitigation in Bangkok for staff of Bhutan’s National Environmental Commission.

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ASSAR Regional Diagnostic Studies

The first phase of ASSAR was to investigate what people in semi-arid regions currently know about climate change, and what they’re doing to adapt to these changes.

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Use and Communication of Climate Information to Support Uptake of Adaptation Action in the Semi-Arid Regions of Africa and Asia

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks.

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of India

ASSAR is a research project that seeks to understand the factors that have prevented climate change adaptation from being more widespread and successful. This article features ASSAR's work in India.

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of West Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of East Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

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Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Semi-Arid Regions of Southern Africa

Home to hundreds of millions of people, the semi-arid regions of Africa and Asia are particularly vulnerable to climate-related impacts and risks. 

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Mitigation And Adaptation In The UNFCCC Debates

Tracking the topical shifts in the UNFCCC’s discussions between 1995 and 2013

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Business strategies on Adaptation to Climate Change

The private sector is realizing that there are significant risks to their businesses related to climate change impacts. In Brazil, the Business for Climate Platform (EPC) has established a Framework and tool to support the elaboration of corporate strategies for adaptation to climate change.

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