Cross-Scale Barriers to Adaptation in Local Government, Australia
A checklist matrix of 8-10 critical barriers to climate change adaptation for local government across Australia was developed with proposed strategies to overcome them.
Adapting the community sector for climate extremes
People experiencing poverty and inequality will be affected first and worst by the impacts of climate change to infrastructure and human settlements, including those caused by...
Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India (CCA RAI)
The Indo-German development project 'Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India (CCA RAI)' aims to enhance the adaptive capacities of vulnerable rural communities in India so...
Scoping assessment of knowledge needs in climate change adaptation in China
This report scopes out knowledge gaps and unmet needs relating to climate change adaptation in China, and proposes ways to address them. It is the product of an international...
Urban Adaptation to Climate Change
Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.
National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
Leading the research community in a national interdisciplinary effort to generate the information needed by decision-makers in government and in vulnerable sectors and communities to manage the ris
We are focused on helping communities, businesses, and organizations prepare for the impacts of a changing climate.
Planning Adaptation in Bangladesh
This work forms part of a Policy Briefing on Climate Change in Bangladesh produced by Practical Action in 2008. Other sections of the report...
CIRCE Foundation Paper Process
CIRCE Foundation Paper - part 3: Adaptation as a Socio-Instiutional Learning Process
Adaptation to Climate Change Team
ACT brings leading experts from around the world together with industry, community, and government decision-makers to explore the risks posed by top-of-mind climate change issues and identify oppor
Case studies goals
ORCHID: Mainstreaming Adaptation In Development Investments In the Water Sector In ChinaView placemark
ORCHID is designed to be a light touch...
Oxfam Key Terms for Climate Change Adaptation
Oxfam Key Terms for Climate Change Adaptation
Effective use of climate science to improve adaptation in Africa
Stockholm Environment Institute, May 2008
Adaptation to climate variability is...
Economics of adaptation
An African-specific perspective on the economics of adaptation, linking climate risk management, disaster risk reduction, adaptive management in resource use and pro-poor development planning.
Colombia NCAP Project
This article summarizes the first phase of the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistant Programme (NCCSAP) that assessed the vulnerability of the Colombian coastal areas to potential SLR.
Climate change and Agriculture - Practical Action briefing
Agriculture produces the food humans need to live an active and healthy life and provides livelihoods for about half the world’s population. But it also has a troubling relationship to...
Technology and Adaptation
Climate change is currently threatening the livelihoods of millions of people who are already poor and vulnerable, by...
Climate adaptation in southern Africa: Addressing the needs of vulnerable communities
Southern Africa is faced by a number of weather and climate-related hazards, particularly cyclones, floods and droughts. The impacts and losses caused by these events are high because poverty and...
Overview of the state of climate change in Mali. Written in 2009.
This article was created as part of work to support SIDA staff working on climate change in Cambodia. This work was carried out with Sida's Environmental Economics Helpdesk and as...
Lessons learned from Mongolia NCAP Project
Building an institutional environment for adaptation
Having realized that adaptation measures will be hard to implement without a strong and committed institutional framework, the project...
Adaptation to climate change is not only multidimensional, encompassing various impacts, sectors, actions and governance levels, but is also closely linked to development processes. Adaptation...
Framework for developing a municipal adaptation plan
This article originally appeared in Tiempo Issue 87 April 2008A framework for the development of a Municipal Adaptation Plan (MAP)
By Pierre Mukheibir and Gina Ziervogel
Linking water management and biodiversity
Somerset County Council has been working with local partners to address water management issues and climate change adaptation in...