All articles for the topic: Adaptation

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Small Island Developing States

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report, which the IPCC is releasing...

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for South Asia?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report (http://www.ipcc.ch), which the IPCC...

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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report: What’s in it for Africa?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has produced the most comprehensive assessment of climate change ever. The Fifth Assessment Report (http://www.ipcc.ch), which the IPCC...

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Silvifuture: A network promoting novel forest species

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Climate change a critical issue for business according to major European companies

Climate change will affect European businesses in critical ways, making adaptation efforts instrumental for their prosperity. According to the CDP snapshot report “Climate Change Resilience in...

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Facing Changes in African Forests

What is Participatory Video?

Participatory Video (PV) is a set of techniques to involve a group or community in shaping and creating their own film. The idea behind this is that making a...

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Deep uncertainty over long-term climate in infrastructure projects

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Climate change brings new challenges for traditional environmental risk management, particularly for major infrastructure projects, where the decisions made today can have long-...

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Podstawy Negocjacji UNFCCC

W jaki sposób działa UNFCCC i jak wyglądają globalne negocjacje klimatyczne ONZ od strony ‘kuchni’?

Niniejszy przewodnik ma na celu wytłumaczenie podstaw procesu globalnych...

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Analysis of Forestry Policy Acts and Rules of Bhutan

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This report, written by WWF Bhutan, describes the institutional arrangements surrounding the use and management of forest resources in Bhutan and outlines recommendations...

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C3D+ Partners Meeting 2013

The C3D+ partnership – a global network of national research and training institutes working collectively on key climate change issues being faced by the poorest countries – held its...

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Policy contexts for mainstreaming climate change in Bhutan and Nepal

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This report is a synthesis of two studies that sought to understand the policy contexts for addressing climate change adaptation and key conservation issues in Nepal and Bhutan,...

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Adaptation, development and the community

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Attempts to operationalise the principles of integration between adaptation, development and the community in practice, reveal the inherent challenges in aligning these...

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Two Degrees: The Built Environment and Our Changing Climate

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The Earth’s temperature has been rising. To limit catastrophic outcomes, the international scientific community has set a challenging goal of no more than two degrees Celsius (3...

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ECR: Agriculture

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How exposed is UK agriculture to climate change?

Key climate risks facing the sector are changes in average climate conditions, changes to the inherent variability of...

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Leading adaptation practices and support strategies for Australia

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Australia’s adaptation effort is at a watershed. On the one hand, recent growth in experience and research is supporting progress by early adopters, especially those who have...

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Krabi holistic approach to vulnerability and adaptation assessment

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Climate change vulnerability and adaptation planning can be taken into consideration across many sectors and at different levels and scales. Different scales of planning have...

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The Asia Pacific Adaptation Network is a regional programme for managing and applying adaptation knowledge in the region, and supports governments and other organisations working on adaptation.

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Mainstreaming Climate Change: Thailand Case Study

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Climate change adaptation planning in Thailand and elsewhere in Southeast Asia has focused primarily on minimizing the impact of future climate change. The resulting preoccupation...

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Adaptation or Development? Case studies in Bangladesh and Vietnam

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Using Bangladesh and Vietnam as ‘adaptation project-dense’ contexts, we sought to explore how adaptation is understood, mainly by practitioners in development projects...

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ATK Participatory Scenario building

The following description of this tool and details on how and why it is was applied exists as part of the 'Adaptation Toolkit' that was created collaboratively by SEI and ENDA. 

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Scoping Assessment of Climate Change Adaptation Priorities in the Lao PDR

This study evaluates the knowledge of climate change impacts and adaptation needs in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic and recommends measures to improve local knowledge, capacity and resilience.

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Integrated Food-Energy Systems

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Food production needs to increase by 70%, mostly through yield increases, to feed the world in 2050. Increases in productivity achieved in the past are attributed in part to the...

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The State of Climate Change Adaptation in the Great Lakes Region

Figure 1. Map of the Great Lakes basin, depicting lakes, rivers, and streams in the region (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Detroit District; retrieved from http://gis.glin....

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Mainstreaming Adaptation into Local Development Plans in Vietnam

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Climate change adaptation is a relatively new concept for Vietnam, where there is still little awareness of the possible impacts of long-term climate change or how to deal with them...

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