All articles for the topic: Adaptation

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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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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.

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Australian small businesses adapting to climate change

The results of a year-long research study examining the underlying factors and processes shaping the adaptive capacity of Australian Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to climate change...

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Current vulnerability in the Tri-National de la Sangha Landscape

Working Paper

Summary

The study of the current vulnerability of villages in the Tri-National de la Sangha Landscape, Cameroon, creates the basis to evaluate future vulnerability and...

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Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit

Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit and User Guide: a comprehensive guide to planning for climate change adaptation in three steps

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Local climate change adaptation planning

Introduction

The earth’s climate is continuously changing but accelerated rates of climate change over the last century are of significant concern. Increases in average temperatures have...

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Climate Adaptation in the Boardroom

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Climate adaptation is recognised by many of the world’s largest businesses as a global risk and one that requires critical attention. The World Economic Forum’s 2013 Global Risks...

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South East Coastal Adaptation (SECA)

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Coastal Urban Climate Futures in South East Australia from Wollongong to Lakes Entrance is an investigation into possible coastal urban futures to 2030 and beyond. The study focus...

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Identifying low risk climate change adaptation in catchment management while avoiding unintended consequences

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Inherent in every adaptation measure are risks, costs and benefits. A challenge for decision-makers is how to choose adaptations that reduce risks from climate change impacts and...

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Exploring the adaptive capacity of emergency management using agent based modelling

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Climate change is an area full of uncertainties, and yet sectors such as Emergency Management and many others need to develop plans and policy responses regarding adaptation to...

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COBAM Cameroon- Baseline Vulnerability Report: References

Adger, N. (2003). Social Capital, Collective Action, and Adaptation to Climate Change, Economic Geography 79(4): 387–404, 2003.

Bodin, O., Crona, B. (2009). The role of social...

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Urban food security, urban resilience and climate change

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Food security is increasingly recognised as a problem in developed countries like Australia as well as in developing countries of the global south, and as a problem facing cities...

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Adapting the community sector for climate extremes

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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...

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Adaptation, development and the community

Summary of chapter

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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Climate Change Adaptation in Rural Areas of India (CCA RAI)

Introduction

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...

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ECR: Health

Executive summary

This report explores whether there is a case for further intervention by government or other bodies in relation to certain climate change impacts on health and well-being. It is...

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Two Degrees: The Built Environment and Our Changing Climate

Description

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

Executive summary

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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CIRCLE 2- Adaptation Inspiration Book

For the first time a large survey has been done to collect measures that have been taken to adapt to climate change in Europe. This study which focused on implemented measures only use the...

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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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Micca

The EX-ACT Tool

Study to assess the mitigation potential of agriculture and forestry development projects.

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APF

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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Costs and benefits of adaptation

Executive Summary

Many national and local economies are already vulnerable to climate events, in the form of floods, droughts, heat waves, and tropical storms. Global warming, which could...

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