All articles for the topic: 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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Multilateral adaptation finance

Abstact

This paper analyzes potential criteria to allocate international funding for adaptation to climate change, as a response to one of the main governance challenges of international...

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West Cork Islands

The West Cork Islands Integrated Development Strategy was developed by RPS Planning and Environment, working closely with the West Cork Islands Interagency Group (which comprises groups...

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INCA Network

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The agricultural sector of Andean countries like Peru and Bolivia perceives the consequences of climate change in increasing water stress due to melting glaciers and changing...

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Adaptacion y Agua para el Desarrollo Local

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Este artículo relata el proceso de planificación y ejecución de un Seminario denominado “Adaptación al Cambio Climático y Agua para el Desarrollo Local” que se realizó con los actores...

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Mainstreaming adaptation into local development planning: A case study in Chainat, Thailand

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This pilot study aimed to understand climate risks and uncertainty within local communities and demonstrate the integration of climate change adaptation into local development...

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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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Adaptation Tool Kit- Navigation page

ENDA-TM, SEI and local partners in Gambia co-developed a toolkit for vulnerability and adaptation. This has been tested and refined for its use by local practitioners.

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CDKN Climate and Development Research Review

A report prepared by TERI, and supported by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), highlights key trends in a body of research on the links between climate change and development.

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Economic Aspects of Adaptation to Climate Change

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The present report seeks to inform critical questions with regard to policy mixes of investments in adaptation and mitigation, and how they might vary over time. This is...

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Assessing the costs of adaptation to climate change

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Several recent studies have reported adaptation costs for climate change, including for developing countries. They have similar-sized estimates and have been influential in...

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Adaptation as a Response to Climate Change

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Climate change is likely to have relevant effects on our future socio-economic systems. It is therefore important to identify how markets and policy jointly react to expected...

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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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Policy Brief- Review Summary and Synthesis

Introduction

This briefing note summarises the review and synthesis work on the costs (and benefits) of adaptation to climate change in Europe. The research received funding from the...

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Tourism and Climate Change in Cambodia

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This study focuses on the climate change adaptation of the tourism sector in Cambodia. Climate change adaptation has come into focus since it has been realised that climate change...

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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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Sea Change: Island Communities and Climate Change

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Island communities stand to be among the first and most adversely affected by the impacts of global climate change. Rising sea levels, changing precipitation and storm...

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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.

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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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Weathering Climate Change

Agriculture is weather dependent at the local level. Yet, currently, farmers do not have access to reliable locally relevant meteorological and agricultural information by which to plan and manage...

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Beyond generic adaptive capacity

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This paper examines the processes by which the generic adaptive capacity of a system is translated into adaptation to climate change, what form it takes, and what factors...

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Knowledge for local climate change adaptation

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Adaptation to climate change is often perceived as a local concern; yet local stakeholders are influenced by knowledge and politics from international and national contexts. Based...

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